Labor News

  • Economy Loses 701,000 Jobs in March; Unemployment Jumps to 4.4%
    by Kenneth Quinnell on April 3, 2020 at 4:24 pm

    Economy Loses 701,000 Jobs in March; Unemployment Jumps to 4.4% The U.S. economy lost 701,000 jobs in March, and the unemployment rate jumped by nearly a point to 4.4%, according to figures released Friday morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  […]

  • Big Win on Back Pay: Worker Wins
    by Kenneth Quinnell on April 3, 2020 at 4:03 pm

    Big Win on Back Pay: Worker Wins Our latest roundup of worker wins begins with a victory on back pay for NABET-CWA workers at CNN and includes numerous examples of working people organizing, bargaining and mobilizing for a better life.  […]

  • In Memoriam: Union Members Lost in COVID-19 Pandemic
    by Kenneth Quinnell on April 2, 2020 at 2:37 pm

    In Memoriam: Union Members Lost in COVID-19 Pandemic As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the United States, our sisters, brothers and friends in the labor movement are among the first casualties. It is important for us to work together during this crisis to prevent further deaths. It is important to thank those who are […]

  • On the Front Lines: What Working People Are Doing This Week
    by Kenneth Quinnell on April 1, 2020 at 3:23 pm

    On the Front Lines: What Working People Are Doing This Week AFL-CIO Welcome to our regular feature, a look at what the various AFL-CIO unions and other working family organizations are doing across the country and beyond. The labor movement is big and active—here's a look at the broad range of […]

  • The New Front-Line Workers: The Working People Weekly List
    by Kenneth Quinnell on March 31, 2020 at 3:27 pm

    The New Front-Line Workers: The Working People Weekly List AFL-CIO Every week, we bring you a roundup of the top news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here’s the latest edition of the Working People Weekly List. […]