Labor News

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UAW special convention: “Fight for every worker in America”

DETROIT - Addressing 1,200 union activists, United Auto Workers President Bob King called for a return to the social consciousness of the union's founders.

“No Business as Usual Day” will press workers’ rights

Members of union locals all over the country are laying plans now to make April 4th a day to remember at the nation's workplaces.

Rep. José Serrano supports Bronx building workers

Congressman José Serrano is supporting the efforts of SEIU 32BJ, which is in negotiations for a new long-term contract to cover more than 3,000 Bronx apartment building workers.

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Hilton workers win 18-month battle

Mike Casey, Unite Here Local 2 executive director, pointed out the importance of community support to the workers' victory.

Bishops support collective bargaining

Ohio's bishops are calling for their state's governor and legislature not to remove the right to collective bargaining for public workers, adding " the economy exists for the person, not the person for the economy."

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Labor plans national mobilization April 4th

Labor is planning a mass mobilization nationwide on April 4 to support workers' rights, specifically the right to collectively bargain.

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How Wisconsin 14 have halted two budget havocs

Why is Gov. Scott Walker so desperate to get back the minority Democrats of the Senate? It's certainly not to vote with him. It's actually not to vote at all.

Ashtabula workers give GOP rep an earful

During a town hall meeting in Ohio this week hundreds of community and labor activists rallied against a Republican-led state senate bill that would destroy collective bargaining rights for public workers.

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More indictments coming in Upper Big Branch disaster

The indictment of the security supervisor at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch will be the first of many indictments after an explosion killed 29 West Virginia miners.

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11-hour picket slams Gannett union-busting

60 broadcast technicians and engineers at WKYC-TV Channel 3 are standing up to the Gannett Corporation's nationwide union-busting rampage.

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