1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East - Representing more than 300,000 members and retirees in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Florida and Massachusetts, 1199SEIU is the largest Local union in the world.
AFL-CIO Now Blog - American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations.
China Labor Watch (CLW) - Collaborates with unions, labor organizations and the media to conduct in-depth assessments of factories in China that produce toys, bikes, shoes, furniture, clothing, and electronics for some of the largest U.S. companies. CLW's New York office creates reports from these investigations, educates the international community on supply chain labor issues, and pressures corporations to improve conditions for workers.
China Labour Bulletin - Founded in 1994 by labour activist Han Dongfang, China Labour Bulletin has grown from a small monitoring and research group into a proactive outreach organization that seeks to defend and promote workers rights in the People's Republic of China. Based in Hong Kong with extensive links and cooperation with labour groups and law firms in China as well as in the international labour movement.
Clarion - Professional Staff Congress, City University of New York.
Communicator - Public Employees Federation (New York State).
Daily Blog, The - Unites over 42 of the country's leading left-wing commentators and progressive opinion shapers to provide the other side of the story on today's news, media and political agendas. The Daily Blog is supported by UNITE, the Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) and the New Zealand Dairy Workers Union (NZDWU).
Global Labor Stategies Blog - News and comment on how labor unions, worker organizations, and their allies are confronting globalization.
Global Labour Column - A forum in which labour movements and their allies around the world can connect, debate, and share knowledge and experiences.
Global Labour Journal - Peer reviewed scholarly work on labour activities worldwide, highlighting the ways labour activities are increasingly shaped by global forces.
Global Unions - Jointly owned and managed by a number of international trade union. organisations. Provides its members the ability to draw the attention of their partners and members and the press to the news they produce and the campaigns they run.
Journal of Labour World - Journal of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security of the Republic of Turkey. Peer reviewed scientific international journal on work and employment, labour relations, and labour law.
Labor Forum - A national labor journal owned, edited, and published by the Murphy Institute/City University of New York. Published three times a year, New Labor Forum provides a place for labor and its allies to test new ideas and debate old ones. Issues explored include (but are not limited to): the global economy's impact on work and labor; new union organizing and political strategies; labor's new constituencies and their relationship to organized labor's traditional institutions; internal union reform and new structural models for the labor movement; alternative economic and social policies; and the role of culture in a new, revitalized labor movement.
Labor Notes Magazine - News about the labor movement that you won't find anywhere else: news that the mainstream media doesn't find worth printing and news about grassroots labor activity or problems facing the labor movement that top union leaders don't want to print.
Labor Press Project - This site brings together information about the history and ongoing influence of newspapers and periodicals published by unions, labor councils, and radical organizations in the Pacific Northwest.
Sendika.org (LaborNet Turkey) - This site considers itself a follower of the practices and accumulation developed in the struggle of the whole world's working classes, but particularly of the working class of Turkey.
Shankar Blog - The vocie of the Albert Shanker Institute, which sponsors research, promotes discussions, and seeks new and workable approaches to the issues that will shape the future of democracy, education, and unionism.
Shopsteward - Congress of South African Trade Union (COSATU) flagship publication.
ShopTalk - Minnesota Newspaper Guild Typographical Union labor news.
Spread Magazine (aka $pread) - A quarterly magazine by and for sex workers and those who support their rights. Current and former strippers, escorts, pro-dommes, phone sex and fetish workers, and porn stars of all genders. The magazine has a focus on personal experiences and political insights, and contains practical information like news, features, health columns, and resources related to the sex industry. $pread builds community in the sex trade by featuring the honest and diverse perspectives of those who know it best: the women and men, including transgender persons, who work within this sensationalized, highly stereotyped industry.
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