Coalitions Support Fair Pay for Federal Workers

Food court workers at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC are some of the hundreds of federally-contracted employees to speak out against unjust wages. (Credit: AFL-CIO Washington DC Metro Council)   Hundreds of federally-contracted low-wage workers, mobilized by the new labor coalition Good Jobs Nation, are joining together in a call […]

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Labor Rejects ‘Fake’ Bangladesh Factory Safety Plan

On April 24, 2013, an eight-story garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed, killing 1,127 workers and injuring more than 2,500. Labor and workers’ rights groups are protesting the most recent attempt by Wal-Mart, Gap and 15 other American retailers to skirt meaningful safety reforms in the Bangladeshi garment industry. The mega-retailers’ plan is nonbinding, not […]

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