Trumka says a wide-ranging coalition has already formed and is growing, to stop the scheme.
"The USW supports the Iran deal because it would enhance national and global security as well as benefit the U.S. economy."
"Unions are far more democratic, transparent, and accountable to their members than this prime minister and his government are to taxpayers."
In Panama they call longshore pay "hunger wages." Workers' families live below the government's own poverty line, and some families literally go hungry.
Continuing what is a Seafarers tradition, the Seafarer-crewed MV Liberty Grace rescued 231 refugees from Syria's civil war.
On Friday, Italy, the land of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Antonio Gramsci, and the home of the Vatican, came to a halt. Scopero! Strike! was the word of the day.
The Teamsters and 14 human rights groups bought a full-page ad about Soto's case in El Salvador's largest paper, La Prensa Grafica.
For workers in Colombia, providing bouquets for vases has meant increasing hours with falling pay, growing health problems, and human rights violations.
Three times each month, women across Bangladesh gather to learn all they can about the only means by which they can support their families: migrating to another country for work.
A plea-bargained small settlement in the case of a CWA worker who burned to death in an unsafe college chemical laboratory has outraged both her family and her union.