Labor News


Target endangers workers by locking them in at night

"Sometimes I am told to work cleaning the store all night long," said Marco Tulio Perez, who cleans a Twin Cities Target store.


Appeals court reinstates Walker’s entire anti-union law

The ruling in early January disappointed the coalition of seven public worker unions who had challenged Walker's law in court.


Today in Labor History: Court rules workers can be imprisoned without charge

The court ruled that U.S. citizens could be imprisoned without probable cause and denied their right to habeas corpus during a time of "insurrection."


Restaurant workers rising up for justice

When Romualdo Cardoso started working in restaurants 15 years ago he had the American Dream.


New York mayor’s disregard for kids forces strike

Bloomberg's threat to kids' safety while riding school buses forced some 8,000 drivers, mechanics and school bus matrons to strike.


CWA loses union recognition vote at American

The Communications Workers have lost the union recognition vote by the narrow margin of 161 votes out of almost 6,000 cast.


Standoff at grain terminals: workers on the job without contract

All the grain terminals, which handle a huge share of overall U.S. grain trade, are owned by huge multinational corporations, many of them foreign-based.


Billionaire casino owner Adelson takes aim at unions

Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire owner of The Venetian and Palazzo casinos, says his new target is collective bargaining.


Labor’s year in headlines

A review of these headlines does more than just take one down memory lane.


East and Gulf Coast dockworkers postpone strike

The strike by dock workers could have frozen business at every port from Boston to Houston.

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