A Tumultuous Week for Chattanooga Volkswagen Workers

In a week of frenzied developments in the organizing drive at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the National Labor Relations Board tossed out the union’s election petition, the Auto Workers (UAW) immediately refiled it, and the company announced it is removing the plant’s unpopular CEO.


Larry Hanley Was a Transformational Labor Leader. He Will Be Missed.

What made Larry unique was his commitment to grassroots coalition building. He organized rider coalitions, bargained for the public good, initiated progressive ballot measures and embedded the issue of climate change in the politics of the ATU.


Scabby the Rat Is Under Attack—And Needs Our Help

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is trying to limit Scabby’s use as part of a wave of anti-union decisions by business-friendly Republican members. 


‘Corporate Greed at its Worst’

During the current negotiations, Murphy has proposed tripling health care costs despite documents obtained by Teamsters indicating that health care costs for Murphy have actually reduced by 4%. 


Letter Carriers Food Drive Seeks your Donations May 11

The National Association of Letter Carriers annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive is coming Saturday, May 11. The nation’s largest one-day food drive will help restock local emergency foodshelves across the country.