A congressional hearing devolved into an angry confrontation between Republican Senator Markwayne Mullin and Sean O'Brien, the president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
The looming U.S. government shutdown means millions of federal employees could lose their paychecks unless Congress passes a budget. Even if that happens many will still have to go to work. Now union members in Georgia are demanding action.
Most of the country's big unions have already endorsed President Biden for reelection. But not the United Auto Workers. A looming strike draws attention to this tension.
Organized labor has scored some big victories this year, including new contracts at UPS. Can the winning streak continue?
Eight reporters in June signaled their intent to unionize, but several have since left.
Hollywood actors and screenwriters are on strike simultaneously for the first time since 1960. When — and how — might things resolve this time? Experts tell NPR what recent history can teach us.
REI, the shopping mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, has balked at recognizing its newly unionized workers. They accuse the retailer of breaking labor laws, which the company denies.
Hotel workers in Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Orange County are striking for better wages and working conditions, affecting scores of hotels over the July 4th holiday.
Starbucks workers in cities including Chicago, Philadelphia and San Antonio plan to walk out or picket over coming days following worker accusations that the company is scaling back its LGBTQ support.
An Atlanta actress and writer is launching a campaign to become the first Black woman to be president of SAG AFTRA, the union representing film and television actors. she wants to unite union workers.
Savannah Morning News and Athens Banner-Herald staff say they have the numbers to formalize a union.
The high court ruled against truck drivers who walked off the job, leaving their trucks loaded with wet concrete, but it preserved the rights of workers to time their strikes for maximum effect.
Workers in Georgia at one of the nation's largest school bus makers are voting beginning Thursday on whether to unionize. It's a chance for organized labor to make gains in the union-unfriendly South.
The three unions say they have been unable to reach an agreement with university officials. Rutgers president Jonathan Holloway said he was disappointed by the strike.
Part of a national trend, medical residents at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia push to form a union to demand better working conditions and higher wages. Child care is an important issue for many.