Labor News


Workers expose dirty secrets of recycling industry

Most of us don't know what happens to our recycling after we take it to the curb each week.


Brazil's Lula hails Mississippi Nissan workers (video)

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, popularly known as Lula, issued a stirring call for international worker solidarity, speaking at a UAW conference.


Pastor pits God vs. common courtesy at Applebee's

We all hold similar definitions of common courtesy - that's why it's called "common."


GOP forces Michigan to weaken job safety laws

Passage of a right-to-work law was the big Cahuna for Republican lawmakers, but they were also busy changing, and perhaps lowering, safety standards for Michigan workers.


AFL-CIO launches campaign for immigration reform

The AFL-CIO is launching a presidential style mass nationwide campaign.


Avondale shipyard story could get a happy ending

The long struggle by thousands of Avondale shipyard workers here to save their jobs appears to have been successful.


Right-to-work (for less) laws speed to Michigan high court

Michigan's two controversial right-to-work laws are headed on a fast track to the state's Supreme Court.


Top Latino labor leader talks immigration law with Obama

Service Employees Secretary-Treasurer Eliseo Medina told President Obama of SEIU's all-out commitment to immigration reform.


Elections have consequences: “Right to work” is one of them

The GOP majority in the Pennsylvania state capitol in Harrisburg is pushing a so-called "right-to-work" law in the Quaker State.


Wage gap widening, unionization declining worldwide

Declining unionization and increasing globalization are two key factors that are widening wage gaps between the rich and everyone else.

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