• 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.

  • Walmart thinks it can make us disappear

    The retail giant says it's closing five of its stores for repairs--but the only thing that Walmart wants to "repair" is the growing activism of workers.

  • The meaning of social justice unionism

    Building a strong labor movement requires broadening the struggle beyond the demands of one union or industry to embrace class-wide demands.

  • Chicago teachers vs. Rahm: Round two

    The second contract showdown between Chicago teachers and Mayor Rahm Emanuel comes amid a harsh attack on Illinois public-sector unions.

  • What happened to employee free choice?

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and the NLRB have put the brakes on a union representation vote at a California hospital.

  • Nurses push back at UCMC

    After a strike threat, nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center reached a tentative deal that includes some victories.

  • Raising wages...and expectations, too

    Thousands of people will continue the Fight for 15 on April 15--which also happens to be the day that demonstrates inequality in America like no other.

  • Will the new agreement weaken the ILWU?

    A tentative agreement covering West Coast dockworkers appears to trade higher wages for possible concessions on future jobs.

  • LA teachers headed for a showdown

    As the school year begins to wind down, a major labor battle is looming in the country's second-largest school district.

  • Holding the line against Big Oil

    There's a tentative agreement in the strike at refineries across the country, but oil workers are staying on the picket line until local issues are resolved.

  • Solidarity in the heartland

    Concerns about health and safety on the job brought oil workers and fast-food workers together on a cold March day.

  • On strike against the next "accident"

    An explosion at an oil refinery in Southern California shows the high stakes in the oil workers' spreading strike against the energy giants.

  • 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.