SEATTLE - At his 90th birthday party, April 24, Will Parry picked up his guitar and led 400 union brothers and sisters, family, comrades, and friends in singing "Carry It On," ending, "No more tears, for we're still singing."
Nurses, nursing assistants and elder-care support staff at four skilled nursing homes operated by Spectrum Healthcare went on strike in four Connecticut cities this week.
The 4-million-member Alliance for Retired Americans celebrated the health care reform law at its recent convention, and prepared for the upcoming mid-term elections.
The Alliance for Retired Americans rocked their first plenary session with appearances by AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer Liz Shuler, Labor Department Secretary Hilda Solis and others.
SAN FRANCISCO - The giant hotel corporations that dominate this city's top hotels may think they can hide behind the current economic crisis to force workers to accept a contract full of takeaways.