Labor Movement

Rebuilding Labor from Below

September 25, 2014: It’s no secret that the U.S. labor movement is in distress. To those who care about how to turn that situation around, Steve Early has a message worth reading in his Save Our Unions: Dispatches from a Movement in Distress.

Teamsters' Efforts Advance At Con-way, FedEx LTL Units

Transport Topics
09/11/2014

Teamsters union organizing efforts are advancing at FedEx Freight and Con-way Freight, the two largest nonunion less-than-truckload carriers, according to National Labor Relations Board records.

A Bill to Get the Labor Movement Back on Offense

The Nation
09/11/2014

For years, the American labor movement has been on the defensive as it has become harder and harder for workers to join or maintain a union. But some House Democrats are planning a dramatic counter-offensive: a bill that would make union organizing a civil right.

Happy 40th, ERISA!

Pension Rights Center
09/09/2014

Forty years ago this week, bell-bottom jeans were still in style, the Vietnam War was coming to a close, and Watergate was still riveting the nation.

Fast Food Strikes Hit 150 Cities

September 4, 2014: Fast Food workers walked off the job in 150 cities to win a living wage of $15 an hour and the right to be union members. TDU stands with them!

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