News From: World

by Press and Media | on Nov 09, 2017

Keeping Workers Safe Around the World

Thanks to the work of unions in the United States and Europe, workers around the world are safer. Find out more from the Guardian.

by Press and Media | on Oct 11, 2017

Quarter of a Million Strike in France

Nearly 250,000 public employees struck yesterday in opposition to French President Emanuel Macron’s plan to fire 120,000 public sector employees over the next 5 years.

by Guest Post | on Oct 05, 2017

Steelworkers ask South Korea for Help

The United Steelworkers (USW) union has sent a letter from USW International President Leo W. Gerard to South Korean President Moon Jae-in raising concerns about Korean-based tire maker Kumho's...

by Press and Media | on Sep 21, 2017

152 Million Child Laborers

So it's still sad that so many kids around the world don't have the same opportunities our children do. Many come from countries that the idiot in the White House is banning from immigrating...

by Brian Young | on Sep 07, 2017

Canada to United States: Repeal Right to Work

This week, Mexico, Canada, and the United States sat down in Mexico City to hold talks on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). During the talks, labor rights took a central...

by Press and Media | on Aug 14, 2017

Call for Work Stopage over Kenya Election

Every now and then we like to give world news to show the power of unions. Here is a story about a proposed work stoppage in Kenya over the disputed election. We haven’t had a national  ...

by Press and Media | on Jul 05, 2017

Preventing Another Bangladesh Burn

Global unions and some major fashion retailors have agreed to continue to work together to better safety standards in Bangladesh for the next three years.  Read more from ABC below.

by Press and Media | on Jun 30, 2017

Jailed Ivanka Trump Shoes Unionist Freed

NYU's Cohen called it saving face.

by Press and Media | on Jun 30, 2017

Holy Father: Unions are Prophetic

The Pope once again had strong words of support for union workers at his recent address of the Confederation of Trade Unions.  Read coverage of the address from Vox.

by Guest Post | on Jun 26, 2017

Canada Repeals Laws Aimed at Crippling Unions

Making good on a campaign pledge, the Liberal government under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau passed Bill C-4 into law, reversing the course set by the previous administration. One, Bill C-377,...