Labor News

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Mexican miners fight back: An interview with Napoleon Gomez

In a video interview, the president of the National Miners, Metallurgical and Steelworkers Union of Mexico talks about the Mexican government's attack on copper miners.

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Thousands of AFSCME members rock Boston's 'Cradle of Freedom'

Thousands of state and local government employees rocked the 'Cradle of Freedom' here when they staged a peaceful takeover on June 30 of the historic Boston Common.

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Public service union in a fighting mood

5,000 public workers gathered in Boston  for the 39th convention of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees are in a fighting mood.

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Steelworkers, wind energy group join forces to create jobs

The Steelworkers union and the American Wind Energy Association have agreed to work together to develop the wind power industry - with U.S. workers in U.S. factories.

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Public workers demand jobs bill

Gerald McEntee, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, demanded that Congress "stop fooling around and pass the jobs bill that is before them."

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We can win jobs if we fight for them, autoworkers tell U.S. Social Forum

DETROIT - United Auto Workers President Bob King brought a message to the U.S. Social Forum here: "The UAW will speak up for and lead the fight for all workers, regardless of whether they are in unions."

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OSHA to publicly shame job safety violators

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration "will use not just our normal inspection system, but regulation by shaming" against notorious job safety and health violators.

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Obama may face union picket line in Toronto

President Barack Obama and other international leaders arriving for their June 26-27 summit here may encounter something they didn't expect: a hotel workers' picket line.

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New UAW president vows “social justice” unionism

United Auto Workers' new president, Bob King, pledges to fight for jobs and justice for all Americans.

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Child labor in the U.S.A.

How inviting it looks, the fruit laid out for us in grocery stores and supermarkets in a profusion of bright color.

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