March 9, 2015 -
Workers at an auto parts plant in Selma, Alabama are protesting low wages and chemical exposures that they say are causing health problems ranging from asthma to cancer.
August 13, 2012 -
When the CIO launched a campaign to organize Southern workers in 1946, the region's elite fought back by exploiting fears about race and communism -- and fear remains the biggest obstacle to organizing today, as the UAW's campaign to unionize Nissan's Canton, Miss. plant shows.
April 4, 2012 -
A major labor union has filed a complaint against the U.S. with a U.N. labor body over Alabama's harsh immigration law while faith leaders begin airing a TV commercial asking state lawmakers to repeal the law.
February 8, 2012 -
A coalition of leading labor and human rights organizations recently asked Alabama's top three car manufacturers to help convince lawmakers to repeal the state's harsh immigration law -- and one company has already agreed to meet with the advocates.