Labor News

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GOP Senate leaders scheme to hamstring NLRB

They are upset by a General Counsel's memo saying franchise holders and the chains that enfranchise them are both responsible for obeying wage and working condition laws.

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U.S. to push worker rights trade case vs. Guatemala

Saying the Guatemalan government did not live up to its own worker rights commitments, the Obama administration will push its trade case against the Central American nation.

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Today in labor history: Jewish labor leaders stamps issued

The progressive secular Jewish Currents magazine issued the stamps: Notable among them are four women and a range of ideological orientations

 

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Walmart forces workers to pay for new uniforms

"Every few months you guys dream up something new to torture the associates with."

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Fast food workers on West Coast were part of national strikes

Supporters thanked those arrested for their commitment as they boarded the police wagon, recognizing that their wage increase would be a boost to all workers.

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Letter Carriers honor heroes for foiling child molester

All the honorees are examples of "courage, compassion and dedication or all three," said Letter Carriers President Fredric Rolando.

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Trumka on 9-11: Honor the victims but help those still suffering

Now more than 30,000 responders are sick and many have died from respiratory diseases and other health problems.

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State high courts tackle workers’ issues

What workers win at the bargaining table can be and often is yanked away by men and women in black robes - or sometimes it can be restored by them, too.

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Wages: How low can you go?

Whenever the subject of raising hourly pay to a livable level comes up in Los Angeles, you can expect two stalwart foes: The Chamber of Commerce and the Central City Association.

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Savoring burgers and labor victories

Of course, these victories did not happen just because a bunch of religious folks showed up to press an issue of justice, but because everyone worked together.

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