Here’s a sad but true fact: labor unions in America are weaker than in other industrialized nations. Today, in America, just 10.5 percent of all workers are in a union, and in the private sector, only one in 16 workers ...
You probably saw the pictures. Sixty veterans, well into their 90s, recently participated in the Normandy American Ceremony on the sun-drenched bluff above the Normandy beaches where 10,000 of their comrade soldiers gave their lives 75 years ago.
February has been described as the border between winter and spring.
The holidays came early for members of Teamsters Local 237.
Teamsters 237 President Greg Floyd has called on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to rescind the suspension of two of his constituents involved in the arrest of Jazmine Headley.
As the New Year approaches, we look to a fresh start and a new beginning.
Even though Ralph Chaplin wrote the song “Solidarity Forever” in 1915 for the Industrial Workers of World War I, its refrain is as relevant and important today as it was more than 100 years ago.
Faced with student protests at Wellesley College—Hillary Clinton’s alma mater—the keynote speaker at the 1990 commencement ceremony nonetheless eagerly strode to the mic and told the graduating class, “At the end of your life, you will never regret having passed ...
Workers’ rights and civil rights are one. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. knew that and ultimately died in the fight for equality and dignity in the workplace.
Three students, three families ripped apart. One student is dead, one critically wounded and the other awaits trial.
For many, Labor Day is just a sad reminder of the end of summer and the beginning of school. It’s usually the time to get in that last trip to the beach, the last barbecue and the last chance to ...
Unions participated in this year's Labor Day Parade on 5th Avenue in Manhatten.
In a 4-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court said that race could still be a factor in college admissions.
New York State Sen. Adriano Espaillat got some more good news this month after being endorsed by both the CWA Local 1101 and the SEIU affiliate Workers United for New York’s 13th Congressional District.
Last year, when Mayor de Blasio issued his proposal for the city’s budget, he expressed concern about a growing deficit that would adversely affect millions of New Yorkers and the city’s ability to provide essential services.