Labor

Canadian autoworkers fight back

June 15, 2008

The autoworkers had setup a blockade at the General Motors Canadian headquarters in Oshawa on June 4th, one day after GM announced they would be shutting down a truck assembly plant cutting 2600 hundred jobs next year. The announcement came just 2 weeks after signing a new 3-year collective bargaining agreement with the Union promising…

Immigrant laborers in limbo

May 25, 2008

One hundred Indian guest workers marched hundreds of miles from New Orleans, LA, to Washington, DC, to protest their treatment by their employer, Signal International. Brought here under the auspices of the H2B visa program, the workers were promised much and given little in return. As concerns about immigration continue to hold the national spotlight,…

Will recession kill or renew labor unions?

April 15, 2008

John Schmitt on struggling unions and the promise of a new era

James Denton on Writers Guild strike

January 13, 2008

Star of "Desperate Housewives" speaks about long-running writers’ strike

Writers Guild of America on strike

November 27, 2007

  Talks between the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers resumed Monday, November 26. It is the first time the two sides formally sat at the bargaining table since the strike began on Nov. 4. Due to a mutually agreed upon media blackout, no details were released about…

TRNN Labor Related Stories

November 27, 2007
  Talks between the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers resumed Monday, November 26. It is the first time the two sides formally sat at the bargaining table since the strike began on Nov. 4. Due to a mutually agreed upon media blackout, no details were released about…

French workers rebel

November 16, 2007

Tim Costello: Workers reject President Nicolas Sarkozy’s attempt to rollback five decades of gains

See The Patterns

December 20, 2006

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