Longtime AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Has Died, Sen. Chuck Schumer SaysRichard Trumka, the powerful president of the AFL-CIO labor union, has died, according to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.
Painters Union Calls For Boycott Of PPG ProductsInternational Union of Painters and Allied Trades want to boycott PPG, claiming a new digital platform will result in worker exploitation.
GM Reaches Tentative Deal With Union That Could End StrikeThe United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a monthlong strike that brought the automaker's U.S. factories to a standstill.
University Of Pittsburgh Seeks To Block Graduate Student Unionization VoteThe University of Pittsburgh is moving to block a new election seeking to unionize graduate student workers that have been proposed by a state labor board official.
Duquesne Light Co. Workers Struggling To Reach Fair Contract Agreement Before Monday DeadlineThe Duquesne Light Company union workers are preparing "for all options" as the deadline for a contract comes Monday.
About 80 Contracted Google Employees To Join United Steelworkers UnionAbout 80 contracted Google employees will unionize and join the United Steelworkers.
Judge Denies GM Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit Filed By UnionA federal judge in Ohio has denied General Motors' request to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the United Auto Workers claiming the company violated the union's contract by not sending workers to a plant in Indiana.
Talks Break Down Between United Steelworkers Union, ATIThey were on the job today, but their future is uncertain after talks broke down between United Steelworkers and ATI.
KDKA Investigators Confirm Federal Probe Into Boilermakers' Union's SpendingThe FBI is investigating the leadership of the Boilermakers union local 154, looking at how as much as $1 million in union dues were spent.
Dozens Turn In Guns In Exchange For Welding Training From BoilermakersEarlier this month, the Boilermakers Local 154, citing increased gun violence, announced a program where guns would be surrendered in return for training in the union’s welding program.
Boilermakers Announce Program Offering Training In Exchange For Surrendered GunsRay Ventrone, business manager of Boilermakers Local 154, citing the Monroeville Mall shooting, and what he called, "a crisis of black on black crime," announced a program where guns would be surrendered in return for training in the union's welding program.
Fast Food Workers Demand Higher Wages At Protest DowntownDozens of protesters gathered outside of a Downtown Pittsburgh fast food restaurant early this morning.
UPMC Workers Reinstated Amidst Union DisputeFour workers fired for trying to organize a union at UPMC will be reinstated in the next two weeks following a big ruling from the national labor relations board.
Workers Left In Limbo As Temporary Closure Of Monaca Plant Continues What was supposed to be a temporary closure of a local plant will drag on even longer.
Pa. American Water Points To Striking Workers For Open HydrantsAs the strike enters its fourth week, more than a dozen hydrants have been opened, and police warn that a loss of water pressure could put people in danger.