Labor

  • Ready to walk at University of Oregon

    Members of the Graduate Teaching Fellow Federation are set to walk off the job at the University of Oregon.

  • Fighting the hunger games at Walmart

    Once again this year, Walmart workers will turn the busiest shopping day of the year into the busiest protest day at the country's largest retailer.

  • A comeback for the UTLA?

    New leaders for the Los Angeles teachers' union helped oust a superintendent and are gearing up for contract showdown.

  • Taking our union back in Seattle

    SEIU members in Seattle are organizing for free and fair elections to change the Local 6 leadership and revitalize their union.

  • A threat to all teachers and all unions

    The state-run school board in Philadelphia has torn up its contract with the teachers' union and imposed takeaways.

  • New contract ends Ohio teachers' strike

    Teachers in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, approved a new contract that makes progress on some issues, despite concessions on others.

  • The wrong strategy for Connecticut teachers

    The Connecticut Education Association endorsed a Democratic governor with a history of attacking teachers' unions.

  • Getting the union moving at NYU

    Members of a reform slate were elected onto the bargaining team for NYU's Graduate Student Organizing Committee.

  • No backing down in Reynoldsburg

    Teachers in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, are on the picket line and getting support from students and parents--despite the district's threats.

  • Teachers strike looms in Ohio

    With their threat to strike, teachers in the Reynoldsburg, Ohio, are taking a stand against corporate school "reform."

  • A strike lit the way at Juno

    Workers at the Juno Lighting Group manufacturing facility outside Chicago ended a five-day strike with a victory.

  • Boston school bus drivers won't back down

    Dozens of drivers have lost their jobs and a union activist has been arrested in the drive to break Boston's bus drivers' union.

  • Turning up the heat on the fast-food bosses

    Low-wage workers took part in civil disobedience across the country to call for a $15 an hour wage and a union.

  • Golan can't move without us

    Workers at Golan Moving and Storage outside Chicago walked out on strike to say "no more" to wage theft and abusive treatment.

  • Yes, McDonald's is the boss

    Fast-food workers celebrated a ruling that will hold big chains like McDonald's accountable for labor practices at franchises.

  • AFT leaders talk tough...while backing down

    The American Federation of Teachers convention was full of militant rhetoric to cover union leaders' continued concessions.

  • How we got safer staffing

    Emergency room nurses and staff won improved staffing levels when they stood together and refused overtime.

  • Workers swing for the fences

    At San Francisco's baseball stadium, concession workers organized by UNITE HERE Local 2 have ratified a new contract.

  • Time to wake up and get ready for a fight

    A California teacher argues that a state court decision overturning tenure and seniority needs to be confronted head-on.

  • A critical moment for schools

    The president of the Massachusetts state teachers' union explains why rank-and-file educators are getting organized.

  • How UC grad employees won

    University of California student workers ratified a strong contract after months of organizing at the grassroots.

  • Occupy turns to Stop Staples

    Occupy activists in San Francisco have taken up the campaign to stop the privatization of the U.S. Post Office.

  • Moms on strike at Walmart

    Working mothers at Walmart took part in strikes and other actions to draw attention to low wages and rotten working conditions.

  • What we learned from the bus drivers' strike

    A solidarity activist looks at the conclusions Vermont bus drivers and their supporters have drawn after a successful strike.

  • Muni operators stage sickout

    San Francisco's municipal transit system was crippled by a sickout by operators who want fair pay and dignity on the job.