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

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

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

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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