labor strikes

2020 Dems won't cross picket line to debate

All seven Democratic presidential candidates who met the qualifications to participate in next week's debate declared their support on Friday for a local labor union and said they would not participate in the debate if they have to cross the union's picket line.

Chicago teachers strike over, school to resume Friday

More than 25,000 Chicago teachers will return to school on Friday after an 11-day strike in the nation's third-largest school system ended, with a tentative deal ensuring millions of dollars to reduce class sizes and bring more nurses and social workers on campuses.

UAW turns attention to Ford, Chrysler

After nearly six weeks, the strike at General Motors is in the rear-view mirror. Next up: Negotiations between the United Auto Workers union and Ford.

Joe Biden releases labor plan in middle-class pitch

Democratic former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan Friday that aims to protect workers' rights and to strengthen unions and collective bargaining efforts as he tries to persuade voters he's the best presidential candidate to fight for the labor community.