LOS ANGELES - In the latest indication of how budget cuts endanger public safety, the firefighters union president says the mayor's slashes hampered the response to the huge Station Fire in September.
CLEVELAND - A rally protesting the Regional Transit Authority's refusal to address worker and rider safety in contract talks dramatized the challenge facing public transit systems in today's economic crisis.
DEARBORN, Mich. - On Monday, people were robbed and cheated. If justice ruled, the perpetrator would find the police knocking on his door.
The Communications Workers of America and its German counterpart have teamed up to battle T-Mobile's union-busting efforts in the U.S.
PITTSBURGH - The room grew quiet as she told her story. Leila Concepcion paid $15,000 to come to the United States and teach. It was a painful decision to leave her country, The Philippines, and place her family in debt.
SAN FRANCISCO - "Wage theft" may not yet be a household word, but it's a constant, dismal reality for millions across the U.S.
About 650 workers at the St. Francis Hotel, one of the city's oldest and most luxurious, walked out on strike on November 18.
HOUSTON — The Houston Interfaith Worker Justice Center assembled a group of 30 labor activists to ride the Justice Bus here to bring attention to wage theft.
"The company wants to make us pay $350 a month for our family health care; for me that would mean a 10 percent wage cut."
In a big victory for a U.S. student campaign, Russell Athletics, the largest supplier of team uniforms and apparel, agreed to reopen a Honduran factory that it shut down after its workers formed a union.