Archive for August, 2013

L.A. Unions Welcome AFL-CIO

Posted on August 24, 2013 by

Union leaders and activists from around the country, in Los Angeles September 8 for the AFL-CIO Convention, will get a close look at a regional Labor Movement with membership numbers holding steady or even slightly increasing. Compare this with much of the U.S. where the percentage of workers represented by unions is dropping rapidly and [...]

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Alt-Labor’s Fast Food Forward

Posted on August 7, 2013 by

Recent one-day strikes at McDonalds and other fast food restaurants around the country grab the public’s attention and generate much more buzz than standard union / management contract disputes. Showcasing the personal struggle and courage of low wage workers and the greedy companies which refuse to raise their pay, these “Fast Food Forward” protests sidestep [...]

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