Topic: Labor

  • Victims of DuPont in Texas

    Four workers are dead after the leak of a hazardous chemical at a DuPont plant that has a history of safety violations.

  • The spreading fight for 15

    In Oregon, the demand of low-wage workers for $15 an hour is moving from a distant dream to a growing reality.

  • A comeback for the UTLA?

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

  • UPS's war on worker safety

    In the 1990s, UPS bought political influence to prevent laws that would challenge unsafe working conditions.

  • Political controversy flares up in the CTU

    A debate in the Chicago Teachers Union over the city's mayoral race raises important questions for the union.

  • Postal protesters exonerated

    After a judge dismissed charges against 10 protesters, they began planning more actions to defend the U.S. Postal Service.

  • Rosie still wants respect

    A few days before Halloween, picketers dressed like Rosie the Riveter lined up outside a San Francisco luxury hotel.

  • Standing up for Philly teachers

    Thousands flooded the street in front of the Philadelphia school district headquarters to protest an attack on teachers.

  • Setting the record straight about SEIU 1021

    An ISO member in the Bay Area answers a critique that he and SEIU Local 1021 promoted concessions and shilled for San Francisco's mayor.

  • What made the "tightest ship"?

    "The tightest ship in the shipping business" was created by systematically breaking the power of the Teamsters union.

  • 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.

  • The first steps to take on Ebola

    National Nurses United is fighting to protect front-line health care workers against a system that isn't prepared for Ebola.

  • New contract ends Ohio teachers' strike

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

  • 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.

  • The wrong strategy for Connecticut teachers

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

  • An UPSurge at the package king

    The rank-and-file group UPSurge had an impact far beyond its size--and its legacy can still be felt at UPS today.

  • A Texas union stands with Salaita

    The Texas State Employees Union general assembly unanimously passed a resolution in support of fired professor Steven Salaita.

  • Getting the union moving at NYU

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

  • UW contract deadline looms

    Unions at the University of Washington have come together to fight for better working conditions and a living wage.

  • 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.

  • Where is labor in Ferguson?

    It is imperative that unions reach out to African Americans as partners in the struggle for economic and social rights.

  • 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.