February 9, 2015 -
Even the unofficial presence of a union and its supporters can help workers long before an election is held and force a company to act right.
May 2, 2014 -
Frustrated with the weakness of U.S. labor laws, the United Auto Workers is appealing to the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the U.S. State Department to ensure a fair union election at the giant Nissan plant in Canton, MS.
June 26, 2013 -
Bypassing a Congress that's failed to take action to address a worsening problem, President Obama unveiled a plan to curb climate-disrupting pollution from coal-fired power plants -- with big implications for the coal-dependent South.
April 29, 2013 -
An ad campaign featuring images of Exxon Mobil's Arkansas oil spill disaster targets the federal regulators in charge of approving the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project.
April 1, 2013 -
Four days before the residents of Mayflower, Ark. watched crude oil bubble up from their yards and pour down their streets, the Texas company that owns the failed pipeline learned it was facing fines for safety violations related to a 2011 pipeline spill that fouled the Yellowstone River in Montana. What does this mean for the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline?
February 15, 2013 -
With the fight over the Keystone XL pipeline intensifying, the old argument that unions must choose between jobs and the environment is losing its grip as climate change becomes more evident and more urgent.
October 3, 2012 -
Protesters are sitting in trees in northeastern Texas in an effort to halt construction of a controversial pipeline designed to carry tar sands oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries.