April

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Equal Pay Day wage gap still at 77 cents on the dollar

It took women on the job all of 2012 and every day of 2013 up until April 9 to earn the eqivalent that men earned in 2012 alone.

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Postal workers, customers save Saturday mail – for now

The United States Postal Service said Wednesday that it would delay its plan to cease delivery of first-class mail on Saturdays.

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Thousands descend on D.C. to demand immigration reform

Adonis Flores says immigration reform affects him and his family "personally." 

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Missouri unions fight right-to-work legislation

"This is nothing more than a politically motivated attack on workers designed to eliminate your voice."

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Chiquita paid terrorists to “protect” its plantations

A lawsuit by thousands of Colombians whose relatives were killed by Chiquita's right wing squads is working its way through federal court in Florida.

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Two big city mayors oppose paid sick leave

Two big-city mayors, New York's Michael Bloomberg and Philadelphia's Michael Nutter, are strongly opposing paid sick leave for private-sector workers in their cities.

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AFL-CIO, Chamber reach tentative deal on guest workers

"From making sure citizenship for the 11 million is achievable not only in theory, but in fact, to maintaining family unity, the labor movement's immigration campaign is just getting started."

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Union and community members hit Hyatt for union-busting

Unite Here Local 19, which sponsored the protest, has been struggling for union recognition at the Hyatt Santa Clara for four years.

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Job growth slowing down

The economy added just 88,000 new jobs in March while the official jobless rate dropped a tad to 7.6 percent from February's 7.7 percent.

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Today in labor history: Miners at Pittston strike

On this day in 1989, the United Mine Workers began their historic strike against Pittston Coal.

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