Collective Bargaining

ATI locks out steelworkers in Albany and around the country

Final offer would slash health benefits and end pension for new hires…

Workers threaten strike at Longview paper mill

Workers threaten strike at Longview paper mill

Kapstone, the mill’s new owner, imposed its final offer Aug. 10.…

Workers Rights
Airport contractor refuses to bargain with Machinists

Airport contractor refuses to bargain with Machinists

ABM would rather pay lawyers to delay the inevitable.…

Union Organizing

Two weeks in Alabama

Two weeks in Alabama

OSEA members say volunteering in the Deep South brings home how precious union rights are…

Trade

Trans-Pacific Partnership talks stall

To further TPP, Obama administration lets Malaysia off the hook for human trafficking…

Union Democracy

Introducing Laborers Local 737

Laborers Locals 296, 320, and 121 merge to make Local 737…

New business manager at Sheet Metal Local 16: Charlie Johnson

Charlie Johnson succeeds John Candioto, who resigned…

Oregon’s Central Labor Councils convert to chapters of state AFL-CIO

The restructuring comes with new staff support for local labor activity.…

Comment

GOP debate — business as usual

What a contrast: Bernie, and a pack of tone-deaf GOP candidates…

Washington

State AFL-CIO scores Washington lawmakers

Four SW Washington Democrats get 100 percent, but a Centralia Republican leads the anti-labor pack …