Friday marked the end of the national Labor Rights Week, which takes place every year during the last week of August leading up to Labor Day. But Houston as a city isn't in the best position when it comes to worker safety. Labor Rights Week -- organized by the U.S. Department of Labor in conjunct ... More >>
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Photo by Margaret DowningBoth the local AFL-CIO chapter and the Houston Federation of Teachers are urging a huge turnout at Thursday night's Houston ISD board meeting to protest planned layoffs of teachers and other district employees in an attempt to stop what one union leader calls "this insane ... More >>
Another chance to test your knowledge of local lore
The city is rolling out the welcome mat for CITGO. But many workers want the company to get lost.
Labor pains flare in a worker's fight with Wal-Mart
A January walkout fails to bring representation to Quietflex
Immigrant Hispanic workers at Quietflex spoke out. Now their struggle may reshape organized labor in Houston.
Union Tank Car vote reflects labor's rebound
Lockheed Martin's welfare-reform efforts have cost taxpayers across the country millions. So naturally, Lockheed Martin has been hired to train and find jobs for the poor in Houston and Harris County.
Despite the rhetoric, evidence on the minimum wage initiative isn't conclusive either way
Rent by charges of corruption and ineffective representation, Teamsters Local 988 may be driving itself to destruction
A vigorous advocate for teachers and the bane of HISD administrators, confrontational union boss Gayle Fallon wields a growing power over the direction of Houston's public schools
In the Kingdom of Bob, lawyer Joe B. Allen is the prime minister of vested interests