Labor's top organizer sees long fight ahead

Labor groups, Latinos, African-Americans, women, and students must unite in a years-long campaign to restore and reclaim workers rights.


Trumka: Labor and allies to unveil economic platform

A coalition of progressive groups, led by the AFL-CIO, will unveil a joint platform this summer.


Missourians file 350,000 signatures for higher minimum wage

Labor, community and faith allies, along with low-wage workers have something to be excited about here in the Show-Me-State.


Labor fightback in the Great Recession

For over 30 years the labor movement has faced relentless corporate, political, and right-wing attack. And since the "great recession," this attack has risen in intensity and viciousness.


Trumka’s answer to “Are we better off?”

Former President George W. Bush lost U.S. jobs during a good economy. Obama has created jobs during the disastrous economy he inherited.


Top anti-union outfit smaller than believed

The Associated Builders and Contractors proclaims itself the national voice of non-union construction companies. However, it actually represents just a small share of U.S. contractors.


Unions launch global inquiry into attacks on workers’ rights

New evidence shows how workers' rights have been eroded by governments between 2008 and 2012 under the guise of the economic crisis.