Two blocks from the White House, hundreds of Washington D.C. public school teachers, parents, students and labor activists today responded with a resounding “no” to what many see as a brutal power grab by the Chancellor of the D.C. Public Schools, Michelle Rhee.
ST. LOUIS – “I’ve worked 96 hours in a single week,” Jason Withey, a Red Cross driver from Buffalo, N.Y., told the World here on Oct. 8. “I could live better working at Wal-Mart.”
Brynwood Partners, which owns cookie-manufacturer Stella d’Oro has drawn the ire of city Comptroller and Democratic mayoral candidate Bill Thompson, who said the private equity firm’s actions are “disgraceful.
Hundreds of delegates with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) convened in Toledo, Ohio, Oct. 3, during their 11th national convention.
Labor leaders converge on Washington D. C. for days of lobbying for a public option.
The labor movement is adding careful counting of every single Spanish speaking person in the United States to the long list of things it already does above and beyond its traditional role of representing workers on the job.
Demands are growing to use leftover bailout money to provide jobs for the unemployed.
In a major effort by the Albuquerque Teachers Federation backed by New Mexico labor unions and parents, the federation is planning a huge march and rally at the state capitol to prevent a second round of budget cuts. The march and rally planned for Friday, October 9th, has as its main theme reversing tax cuts for the wealthiest.
Hundreds rally to support City Council bill.
A New York labor giant takes it to the streets.