Coal Miners Rally for Pension Fix

September 8, 2016

Thousands of coal miners and their allies rallied outside the Capitol on Thursday in support of a bill to rescue their union’s troubled pension fund. Lawmakers are optimistic that it will pass the Senate. They believe the Finance Committee will vote on the bill next week and a floor vote would follow. […]

Trump’s Union Support is Dropping, AFL-CIO Poll Shows

September 7, 2016

Our new internal polling shows Trump with only 36 percent of union members in key battleground states. Behind the force of the labor movement’s consistent and strategic political program, Trump has fallen by five points among union members […]

NLRB Says Bay Area Walmart Strikers Were Wrongly Punished

September 6, 2016

The National Labor Relations Board says six Walmart employees who held a peaceful 90-minute strike at a Bay Area store in 2012, protesting their employment status and an abusive supervisor, acted within their rights and were illegally disciplined […]

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