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USDA Employees Unionize As Buffer Against Trump White House

May 9, 2019

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Joe Biden May Be A ‘Union Man,’ But The Labor Movement Isn’t Sold Yet

May 1, 2019

PITTSBURGH ― Former Vice President Joe Biden had a clear message on the first......

How This American Embraced Socialism And Fought ISIS In Syria

May 1, 2019


Brace Belden is a socialist. He embraced leftist politics as a teen during his punk rock days. Later he......

Democrats rush to secure union support as they woo workers in 2020 primary

Apr 29, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a rally organized by UFCW Union members to support Stop and Shop employees on strike throughout the......

Joe Biden Gets Quick Endorsement From Firefighters Union

Apr 29, 2019

Just days after formally announcing his candidacy, former Vice President Joe Biden gained the backing of......

Dow locks union workers out of its Houston-area plant

Apr 23, 2019

Dow locked 226 employees out of its Houston-area chemical plant in Deer Park, Texas, on Monday afternoon after United Steelworkers union (USW) workers rejected......

AFL-CIO Employees Are Fighting Furloughs — Inside Their Own Building

Apr 15, 2019

Employees of the AFL-CIO, the union federation representing 12.5 million workers, rallied against furloughs......

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Spat With BuzzFeed Execs Over Union Snub Heats Up

Apr 4, 2019

The unlikely feud between New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and 

SEIU Wants A Strong Labor Movement. Just Maybe Not Inside SEIU.

Mar 28, 2019

Workers at the Washington headquarters of the Service Employees International Union held a vote March 12 to determine......

UPDATE 1-U.S. labor unions say NAFTA replacement does not go far enough for workers

Mar 26, 2019

workers@ (Adds comments from House Republicans on USMCA passage efforts) NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, March 26 (Reuters) - U.S. labor officials on Tuesday pressed lawmakers to......

Trump Has A Weird Scapegoat When Manufacturing Jobs Vanish: Union Dues

Mar 21, 2019

President Donald Trump has spent much of this week talking about the idling of General Motors’......

Southwest and its mechanics reach a tentative deal in long-running labor dispute

Mar 18, 2019

Southwest Airlines and a union representing its mechanics could be on the verge of ending a bitter, long-running labor dispute that has triggered......

FOCUS-Far-flung job offers pose tough choices for GM Ohio workers

Mar 18, 2019

TOLEDO, Ohio, March 18 (Reuters) - General Motors Co built the final Chevrolet Cruze small car at its Lordstown, Ohio, assembly plant on March......

Bernie Sanders’ Staff Forms First-Ever Union For Presidential Campaign Workers

Mar 15, 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has become the first major party presidential campaign ever to unionize. The campaign announced Friday it......

UPDATE 1-UAW leader puts Detroit Three 'on notice' ahead of contract talks

Mar 13, 2019

(Adds UAW president comments on talks, comments on electric vehicles) DETROIT, March 13 (Reuters) - The leader of the United Auto Workers union on......