Chicago School Support Staff Win Deal to End Strike

October 29, 2019

The Chicago teachers strike has entered its ninth day. Support staff won’t cross picket lines even after reaching a deal to end their strike, says Jeffrey Howard, Executive Vice President at SEIU Local 73.

Johns Hopkins Graduate Students Launch Union Campaign

Johns Hopkins Graduate Students Launch Union Campaign

September 26, 2018

The students say they are fighting for better working conditions and better compensation, and were joined by nurses who are seeking to unionize Johns Hopkins Hospital

Rev. Barber and Rev. Liz Theoharis Arrested in DC

June 15, 2018

In Baltimore, Fight for $15 is at the forefront of the 5th consecutive week of the Poor People’s Campaign that will culminate in Washington DC next Saturday, June 23

Laura Flanders: Workers, Wildcats & New Models for Labor Organizing

Laura Flanders: Workers, Wildcats & New Models for Labor Organizing

April 23, 2018

Laura talks to SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry (of Service Employees) and labor journalist Sarah Jaffe about worker wins, challenges, and some new models for organizing. Then, a conversation with Palak Shah and Michelle Miller on a new online platform

Can the Democratic Party Represent Wall Street and Main Street? (1/3)

July 29, 2017

TRNN’s Paul Jay talks with members of Maryland Working Families, an alliance of progressive organizations, about class struggle within the Democratic Party and their campaign to fight in the primaries

Unions in America

January 22, 2016
Dr. Jane McAlevey, author of the forthcoming ‘No Shortcuts’, says Hillary has a track record on labor amounting to an “F”

The “Fight for $15” at Nation’s Top Hospital Remains Unfinished

July 10, 2014

TRNN reporter Jaisal Noor examines the tentative contract agreement reached between Johns Hopkins Hospital and SEIU Local 1199 after a three-day strike and months of negotiations.

Pressure Mounts on Johns Hopkins to Pay a Living Wage

May 21, 2014

Hopkins Hospital Workers, SEIU president Mary Kay Henry, 1199 SEIU President George Gresham, and actor and activist Danny Glover and Wendell Pierce of “The Wire” speak out on why Hopkins should pay its workers more

How the Working Class Can Fight Corporate Giants

December 3, 2013
Leo Panitch: In light of increasing low-wage worker protests, organized labor needs to shift its focus to class unionism, which encourages worker solidarity across industries