Air traffic controllers push Senate to confirm FAA chief

The Air Traffic Controllers are pushing the Senate to confirm a new permanent chief of the Federal Aviation Administration, Michael Huerta, saying he's been acting administrator long enough.


Teamsters confront Bill Gates over sanitation firm’s actions

"It's outrageous that Bill Gates says he supports public health programs, and yet he's the primary owner of a company that locks out its workers."


Unionists flood Capitol, demand jobs not cuts

The fly-in preceded dozens of rallies and events planned nationwide around the same theme, starting Dec. 1, according to an AFL-CIO website.


Unions focus ads on “fiscal cliff” issues

"The voters spoke loud and clear and rejected any cuts in Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security."


ATU: Conviction of bus driver ignores real problem, driver fatigue

The November conviction of a non-union intercity bus driver on four manslaughter counts ignores the real problem drivers face.


Today in labor history: “The Agitator” first published

During its run, the tabloid advocated industrial unionism, free speech, sexual freedom, and support for the Industrial Workers of the World.


Unions say the vote reflected a changing America

Union members scored a big victory Nov. 6 by re-electing president Obama. Equally big for them, however, was the success of pro-worker Democrats.


Labor wins key ballot initiatives

Referendums in various states can be useful measures of public attitudes on important issues.


Labor pushing hard in final days before election

Organized labor's final election push turned to get-out-the-vote and voter protection.