Labor

  • This strike needs to be a line in the sand

    The walkout at Verizon, now in its third week, is an important battle for everyone who wants to stop the relentless war on the working class.

  • Aramark workers notch a win at Loyola

    Solidarity from students was key to winning a new contract for dining hall workers at Loyola University in Chicago.

  • The Tribune blows its top

    Chicago's leading paper resurrected rhetoric out of the robber-baron era to heap abuse on the teachers' union for daring to fight back.

  • What we're fighting for on April 1

    Chicago teachers, unionists and community members explain why they're taking part in a day of action, with a one-day teachers' strike at its core.

  • How can Chicago teachers win again?

    Members of the Chicago Teachers Union could soon be on the picket line again in the face of attacks by a Democratic mayor and Republican governor.

  • A special Valentine for public-sector workers

    Without Scalia, the Supreme Court probably won't rule against public-sector unions in the Friedrichs case--but the fight isn't over.

  • Chicago teachers answer back

    Threatened with layoffs and a unilateral pay cut, the Chicago Teachers Union organized a big protest to show that it won't be bullied.

  • Detroit teachers want broken schools fixed

    After a series of sick-outs, Detroit teachers have put the shameful condition of the city's schools before the eyes of the world.

  • Labor's fight-or-die moment

    The Friedrichs case, heard by the U.S. Supreme Court last week, is about smashing the power of the last well-organized section of labor.

  • Teachers turn up the heat on Rahm

    Chicago's City Hall is reeling from a police violence scandal, but teachers are about to give Mayor Rahm Emanuel another worry.

  • Kohler workers stand united

    Workers at Kohler in Wisconsin are fighting for a good contract for all union members by challenging two-tier wage schemes.

  • Teachers want MORE from the UFT

    New York City teachers committed to social justice met to strategize about building the fight for our schools and for a stronger union.

  • A high-stakes battle over education justice

    Chicago teachers are mobilizing for a new contract against threats of layoffs and budget cuts that would devastate public schools.

  • Battling Broad's charter attack in LA

    United Teachers Los Angeles has a major battle--one with national implications--on its hands over the future of public schools.

  • Workers expose B&H Photo Video

    A group of New York City warehouse workers are successfully standing up to retaliation against their efforts to win a union.

  • Selling old concessions in new bottles

    After UAW members rejected a tentative deal at Chrysler, union leaders reshuffled the deck and dealt another shaky hand.

  • Rahm threatens mass teacher layoffs

    Chicago's elite seems intent on detonating an explosive public schools crisis and forcing a showdown with the teachers' union.

  • Seattle teachers can fight for what they deserve

    A tentative agreement to end the strike of 5,000 Seattle educators contains important gains--but union activists say the deal isn't good enough.

  • We stand with Seattle teachers

    Educators across the country are signing a statement of solidarity with striking members of the Seattle Education Association.

  • A rising tide of solidarity for Seattle teachers

    The key development in the Seattle teachers' strike--one that school officials woefully underestimated--is the outpouring of community support.

  • The union's power depends on its membership

    The president of the Seattle Education Association talks about the organizing that set the stage for the teachers' strike.

  • Mizzou grad workers have had enough

    University of Missouri graduate student employees are responding to cuts in health care benefits by organizing a union.

  • What our strike could achieve

    A Seattle teacher explains why he supports a walkout to achieve the union's goal of a school system that Seattle students deserve.

  • What Black Lives Matter means for labor

    Unions need to mobilize for anti-racist activism because the Black freedom struggle can have a huge political impact.

  • A big change in the S.F. teachers union

    The longtime president and numerous allies were defeated by candidates from the Educators for a Democratic Union caucus.