August 11, 2017 -
Labor lost a high-profile campaign to unionize auto workers at Nissan plant in Mississippi last week. But the union says it isn't going away, pointing to other historic Southern labor drives that often took multiple elections to win.
February 5, 2016 -
Organized labor has made surprising gains in a region where unions face some of their toughest obstacles, new federal data shows. But defending workers' advances in the South's hostile political climate will require a long-term organizing commitment.
July 2, 2015 -
Fifteen years ago, the case of the Charleston Five brought international attention to the struggles of black workers in the South. The South Carolina dock workers have continued to be a vital community force, including serving as a meeting ground for the local Black Lives Matter movement.