Workers Fired Over Legal Status While Trying To Unionize

Workers Fired Over Legal Status While Trying To Unionize

Mary Mata February 9, 2012

On December 2, 2011, Pomona College in Claremont, California fired 17 workers for failing to produce sufficient proof of their ability to work legally in the United States. Before the […]

Obama’s Labor Appointments Are Long Overdue

Mary Mata January 9, 2012

By René Lara, Political and Legislative Director of the Texas AFL-CIO President Barack Obama recently  appointed three nominees to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the government agency that is supposed […]

2.1 Million SEIU Members Endorse President Obama In 2012

Mary Mata November 17, 2011

By SEIU While bleak job growth plagues working families across the country, the Latino community continues to suffer disproportionately from unemployment with a devastating 11.4 percent rate of joblessness. By […]

Latino Las Vegas Casino Workers Fight For Unionization

Mary Mata October 27, 2011

By Geoconda Arguello-Kline, President of the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 In the neon desert of Las Vegas, Wall Street bankers have teamed up with local billionaires to deny thousands of […]

Latino Civil Rights Figures: César Chávez

Mary Mata August 4, 2011

[Editor’s Note: This is the first in a weekly series of Latino civil rights figures and organizations profiles in a partnership between News Taco and Pa’lante Latino.] César Chávez was […]

News Taco To Go: Govt Shutdown, Wisconsin, Decapitated Bald Eagle And More

Mary Mata April 6, 2011

The government is on the verge of a shutdown as Republicans and Democrats have been unable to come to an agreement over the budget. A beheaded bald eagle was found […]

If They Take Wisconsin They Might Go After Our Weekend, Too

Mary Mata March 21, 2011

By Hector E. Sanchez Workers all over the country are rising up by the thousands to defend the basic American right to collectively bargain. We can fight the anti-union ambush […]