War on Workers

Stories and photos of unions fighting to protect fundamental labor rights against a rising storm of anti-worker legislation.

Walker survives, but loses state Senate

SCOTT WALKER, THE Wisconsin governor who sparked international outrage by leading the charge to strip the state’s public workers of their collective bargaining rights, survived a recall vote June 5

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VIDEO: Purdue professor discusses ‘Occupy Super Bowl’

Tithi Bhattacharya, an associate professor of South Asian History at Purdue University and a protester who is taking part in Occupy the Super Bowl, discusses the protest and the opposition to Indiana’s so-called “right-to-work” law.

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Right to work passes Indiana Senate

THOUSANDS OF UNION members, including Boilermakers, rally outside the Indiana statehouse in Indianapolis against right to work as the state Senate votes 28-22 to pass the legislation today. Gov. Mitch Daniels is expected to sign the bill into law, making Indiana the 23rd state in the nation with “right to work for less” on the books.

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Indiana state rep blasts GOP push for right to work

Indiana House Minority Leader B. Patrick Bauer

Democratic leader says RTW “doesn’t put Hoosiers back to work.”

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Boilermakers join Indiana rally against RTW

Photo courtesy of Gerald Abel/Bass Photo.

LOCAL 1620 (PORTLAND, IND.) President Bill Coleman, l., and Sec.-Treas.

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New Hampshire avoids anti-union ‘right-to-work’ law

House upholds governor’s veto by 12 votes

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Two Wis. GOP state senators recalled

Democrats fall one seat short of regaining state senate

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L-107 honors Democratic state senators amidst Wisconsin turmoil

L-107 lodge leaders display the signatures of 14 Wisconsin state senators who le

Recall votes keep focus on anti-union aggression

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