The National Labor Relations Board’s decision to allow graduate student unionization has inspired other universities to organize unions and could re-open the door to the unionization of NCAA athletes.
The Democratic board reversed precedent on Aug. 23 that prevented student teaching and research assistants from organizing unions and gave the go-ahead for graduate and undergraduate students at Columbia University to organize and collectively bargain through the United Auto Workers union. Less than a week later students at Yale University petitioned the board to join UNITE HERE—a hotel workers union that also represents Yale service employees.
Democratic Senate candidate Maggie Hassan will enter November with the backing of one of New Hampshire’s most powerful labor unions.
One of the nation’s most reliably Democratic unions refused to endorse either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, despite its parent union’s embrace of Clinton.
The federal government’s top labor arbiter reversed a 12-year-old precedent to allow graduate students at private universities to organize labor unions on Tuesday.
A major union pension fund must pay back hundreds of thousands of dollars to its member accounts following a Labor Department investigation.
As executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina in the months following 9/11, Democratic Senate candidate Deborah Ross voiced her concern that intelligence agencies were on the verge of becoming “all the more dangerous.”
Nearly 30 percent of union members would opt out of their union if given the chance, according to a new survey.
Nearly a year after President Obama rejected the Keystone XL pipeline, controversy over another oil pipeline project threatens to deepen divisions between two key Democratic constituencies, labor unions and environmentalists.
Federal labor regulators sanctioned an Ohio labor union for violating the rights of workers at CVS.