When David and Shirley Pirlott filed a federal labor complaint against Teamsters Local 75 on Nov. 8, 1987, the day before the Berlin Wall fell, they did not imagine they would have to wait 30 years to resolve the dispute.
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine (Va.) signaled his support Friday for legislation to strengthen the power of unions to recruit members and negotiate with employers.
President Obama’s rules speeding up the union election process increased the chances of union victory, according to a new analysis.
The California State Assembly debated legislation Thursday introduced by Democratic Assemblyman Miguel Santigo that would make “International Workers’ Day,” a holiday with Socialist and Communist roots, a paid state holiday.
Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) filed legislation Wednesday that would significantly strengthen the power of organized labor.
A federal appeals court upheld sanctions against a union that attempted to skirt Michigan’s right-to-work law.
A debate over whether Washington, D.C., restaurant workers should trade their tips for $15 an hour went off the rails after a labor activist race baited a black bartender who opposed the minimum wage hike.
New York governor Andrew Cuomo is attempting to prop up public-sector unions in anticipation of a Supreme Court ruling that could end coercive payments.
A national labor watchdog says the federal government’s top labor arbiter should launch an inquiry into allegations that an Obama appointee leaked the decision to vacate a ruling to labor lawyers ahead of its official release.
Another senior union official has been charged in connection to a bribery scandal at Fiat Chrysler.