CHICAGO - After a 10-week strike to save their jobs, health care and union, seventy Teamster Local 743 members at S K Handtools voted 3 to 1 to accept the company offer and began returning to work Nov. 6.
The Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been engaged in a hard fought struggle to establish adequate compensation for its members.
Of the $1.05 billion of stimulus funds handed out for clean energy grants since Sept. 1, 84 percent - $849 million - has gone to foreign wind companies.
If the last week of October and the beginning of November are any indication the U.S. Department of Labor is on a crime busting spree.
The nation's official unemployment rate soared into double-digit territory in October, increasing 0.4 percent that month, to 10.2 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
SAN FRANCISCO - For weeks now, teams of supermarket janitors have been traversing northern California on a mission: get supermakerts to go green.
Hotel workers issued a wake-up call to 31 prime hotels Nov. 5 as they massed outside the Grand Hyatt, in the upscale Union Square area, to begin a three-day strike.
Not surprising at all to millions of U.S. workers were the results of a report by the Labor Department that said worker productivity soared in the last quarter by 6.6 percent, more than it has in six years.
WASHINGTON (PAI)— Amid indications the Mexican government "would like to sweep the whole thing under the rug," as his union president says, a special Inter-American panel on Nov. 4 tackled the unsolved 2007 murder of U.S. union organizer Santiago Rafael Cruz in Monterrey, Mexico.
The United Steelworkers union, North America's largest industrial trade union, announced a new collaboration with the world's largest worker-owned cooperative, Mondragon International.