A Market Basket Of Dignity

A Market Basket Of Dignity

WASHINGTON -- Who knew that one of the best made-for-Labor Day speeches in American history would be delivered by a CEO? And who could have guessed that the summer's major labor s ...

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This Labor Day, Let’s Give Workers Something To Cheer About

This Labor Day, Let’s Give Workers Something To Cheer About

Labor Day is supposed to be a celebration of workers, but it’s been a long time since workers have been celebrated — or for that matter, have had a reason to celebrate. That’s bec ...

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Teachers’ Unions Stand In The Way Of School Reform

Teachers’ Unions Stand In The Way Of School Reform

In much of the country, parents are already buying school supplies for the start of the academic year -- a departure from days of yore. Many of us remember a school year that star ...

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6 Minutes A Day For Bathroom Breaks? Union Cries Foul

6 Minutes A Day For Bathroom Breaks? Union Cries Foul

By Corilyn Shropshire, Chicago Tribune A Chicago-area union has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board against an employer who they claim is allowing them only ...

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After Supreme Court Ruling, Fewer State Workers To Organize

After Supreme Court Ruling, Fewer State Workers To Organize

By Jake Grovum, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling in a case brought by home health care aides in Illinois casts doubt on labor agreements between ...

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SCOTUS Ruling Doesn’t Gut Public Unions, But Creates New Challenges For Care Workers

SCOTUS Ruling Doesn’t Gut Public Unions, But Creates New Challenges For Care Workers

The Supreme Court's decision in Harris v. Quinn will make it harder for home care and child care workers to organize for better pay and higher quality jobs. A huge sigh of relief ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Save Our Unions: Dispatches From A Movement In Distress’

Weekend Reader: ‘Save Our Unions: Dispatches From A Movement In Distress’

Today the Weekend Reader brings you Save Our Unions: Dispatches from a Movement in Distress, by labor journalist and union representative Steve Early. Early gives a voice to union ...

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Watch: The Craziest Political Ad Of 2014?

Watch: The Craziest Political Ad Of 2014?

Iowa Senate hopeful Bob Quast may have been dethroned as the star of the craziest 2014 political ad. That honor may now belong to the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) loc ...

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Detroit Reaches Tentative 5-Year Deal With 14 Unions In Bankruptcy Case

Detroit Reaches Tentative 5-Year Deal With 14 Unions In Bankruptcy Case

By Brent Snavely, Matt Helms and Joe Guillen, Detroit Free Press DETROIT -- Detroit has reached a new, five-year agreement with 14 of its unions, including AFSCME -- the city's la ...

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Northwestern Football Players To Vote On Unionization Friday

Northwestern Football Players To Vote On Unionization Friday

Last month, the National Labor Relations Board made a surprising decision that recognized football players at Northwestern University as employees of the university, and, conseque ...

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