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World Labor Leaders Call For 'Global New Deal' To Combat Demagogues Like Trump

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Dozens of senior European labor union officials gathered this week at the AFL-CIO, the largest U.S. federation of labor unions, to trade...

Uber Recognizes New York Drivers’ Group, Short Of Union

The New York Times | Casey Williams | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business

Uber announced an agreement on Tuesday with a prominent union to create an association for drivers in New York that would establish a forum for regula...

More Free Stuff for Corporations

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Republicans and the rich guys who imposed 35 years of stagnant wages on American workers now offer a prescription for easing this pain! More free stuff for corporations!

Maybe Joining a Union Is Too Big a Step

David Macaray | Posted 08.21.2016 | Business
David Macaray

While I've never been totally convinced that college athletes should belong to a labor union, I've always believed that big-time college athletes should receive a "stipend." Forcing these players to live on a pittance to maintain their so-called "amateur standing" is both hypocritical and absurd.

Union-Busting Huntington Hospital Gets Into the Voter Suppression Game

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics
Peter Dreier

How low will Huntington Memorial Hospital stoop to undermine its nurses' union drive? Dolly Farquhar -- who has worked at the Pasadena, California hospital for 31 years -- just found out.

Renewing America's Labor Movement

Randi Weingarten | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics
Randi Weingarten

People are searching for a way to transform an economic system that benefits the few over the many. They are searching for fairness, opportunity, justice and real change. I believe that search can and should lead to the labor movement.

Emran Hossain

Bangladesh's Labor Reform Puts Profits Before Workers | Emran Hossain | Posted 07.25.2013 | World

In the wake of the Rana Plaza building collapse that claimed 1,129 lives, the Bangladeshi government announced earlier this month that it had made doz...

Dave Jamieson

Union Puts Bullseye Back On Target | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.25.2012 | Business

Late last week, an administrative law judge in New York ruled that big-box retailer Target had violated labor law in the runup to a union election at ...

Adventist Wins Fight Not To Join Union

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Ron Csillag Religion News Service TORONTO -- A labor relations board in Canada has granted an Adventist worker the right to not join a union becau...

An Infrastructure Bank: Reinvesting in America

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

On Labor Day, President Obama announced a National Infrastructure Bank to direct our reinvestment in American infrastructure. In doing so, he returned...

Nurses Make a House Call

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Meg Whitman has made attacks on unions, and particularly the California Nurses Association, a centerpiece of her campaign against Jerry Brown. But now California nurses are taking a stand -- on her doorstep.

President Once and Future: The Spirited Inauguration of Evo Morales

Nathaniel Loewentheil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathaniel Loewentheil

Whether Evo sees himself as the indispensable spiritual guide or the humble movement cipher is hard to determine.

Jobs Needed Now

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Lux

Without a more aggressive focus on creating good jobs in manufacturing and infrastructure, which have a bigger multiplier effect than any other kind of jobs, our economy will continue to sputter.

The Men Who Made Me Love Hillary

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Glenn Hurowitz

Unfortunately, the coterie of cautious centrists being touted by the Obama campaign as short-listers for the vice presidential nod are hardly up to the task of taking on the Republican attack machine.

SEIU Takes A Pass, Will Not Endorse In Dem Primary

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Service Employees International Union, one of the most politically engaged labor organizations, announced Monday there will be no Democratic prima...