Labor News


Walker’s anti-union law heads for new test in court

Here we go again in Wisconsin: Right-wing Gov. Scott Walker's anti-union law is headed for another test in the state's Supreme Court.


Immigration reform advocates say more protection needed for guest workers

Advocates for workers' rights are ramping up pressure to include stronger provisions to protect guest workers from abuse in any new immigration reform legislation.


Hearings held on ‘right-to-work’ in Ohio

The Manufacturing & Workforce Development Committee of the Ohio legislature, unanimously voted to table three so-called 'right-to-work' bills.


James Dolan, the Knicks, and the Cablevision 99

James Dolan, the owner of the New York Knicks, has often faced criticism for his front office decision making and the team's lack of on-court success.


Today in labor history: Organizing drive that led to formation of USW

On this day in 1936, unionists gathered in Pittsburgh, organized by the Steel Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC).


Unions report positive reception on the Hill for immigration reform

Unionists who descended on Congress to lobby for comprehensive immigration reform reported many favorable reactions from lawmakers.


Public workers say, fair contracts for all

Thousands of union public workers and their supporters turned out on Wednesday at New York's City Hall park under the slogan "Workers Count, Workers Vote!"


Trumka says a worldwide New Deal is needed

Europe's present experience, past world history, and U.S. federal budget cutting show that "austerity doesn't work" as a way to pull the U.S. and the world out of the Great Recession.


Union movement reawakens in rural Oregon

The union movement is being reawakened in rural Oregon.


House GOP unveils two more anti-NLRB, anti-union bills

The radical right GOP majority on the House Education and the Workforce Committee continued its anti-worker crusade.

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