March

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A call for justice in the tobacco fields

Tobacco workers joined by supporters from organized labor and community organizations, marched through the streets of Winston-Salem, North Carolina yesterday.

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Temple health care workers strike for dignity, patient care

Some 1500 nurses and professional and technical workers struck at Temple University Hospital Wednesday morning after working without a contract for seven months.

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Jobs With Justice scores wage theft victory over InkStop lockout

It takes a fight to win and Cleveland Jobs With Justice is celebrating its role in a massive repayment of stolen wages in a settlement that has labor lawyers shaking their heads.

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Chavez message is still strong

Union organizer Cesar Chavez' birthday, March 31, is celebrated in North Texas as it is across America.

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Baltimore workers rally for jobs

BALTIMORE, Md. - Chanting "What do we want? Jobs. When do we want them? Now," a crowd of 300 union members and their community allies rallied in the rain at City Hall Mar. 22 to support a bill to create construction jobs for Baltimore City residents.

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Workers lose fight to keep NUMMI open

The United Auto Workers' campaign to keep the New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI) plant open has ended in defeat.

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New York May Day reborn

This year, New York's historic May Day celebrations will be reborn with a mass march and rally organized by the labor and immigrant rights movements.

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HomeGoods /TJX workers rally for union contract

Hundreds of HomeGoods / TJX workers with their families and supporters rallied at the company's distribution center here on March 10 to demand a fair contract to improve wages and health insurance benefits.

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"Arrest insurance execs for criminal activity," health care supporters demand

Some 5,000 activists demanding "Health Care Now!" descended on the nation's capital March 9 to call for the arrest of the nation's leading health insurance executives.

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Bronx town hall promotes wage, health bill

A Bronx town hall meeting  promoted a newly introduced City Council bill (Intro 18-2010) that would "guarantee good wages, health care and other benefits" to building service workers.

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