October 29, 2013 -
The United Auto Workers union is trying a new approach to organizing the VW plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. that's inspired by European labor. But it's facing well-financed resistance from the Tea Party, Chamber of Commerce, and political establishment.
October 10, 2013 -
With the Postal Service facing privatization threats, the American Postal Workers Union has elected a new slate of activist leaders. President-Elect Mark Dimondstein led his Greensboro, N.C. local for 12 years and co-founded an area Jobs With Justice chapter and a local community-postal worker coalition.
October 2, 2013 -
Members of a union local in Texas infiltrated construction job sites and uncovered widespread illegal misclassification of immigrant employees as independent contractors. Authorities are now investigating.