As might be expected in a presidential election year, politics will take center stage when the AFL-CIO Executive Council meets.
Trade unionists from swore mutual support and solidarity for the struggle of Mexico's workers to fight neoliberal economic policies.
A group of determined Chicago workers who captured the attention of a nation three years ago when they took over their plant.
Among the traditional union singers were professionals Matt Taylor of New Mexico, JD Thompson of Oklahoma, and Kenny Winfree of Tennessee.
Steelworkers led a rally including union members, along with faith-based, community and occupy activists last Saturday, Feb. 25, in solidarity with the Mexican miners.
The CEOs of restaurants like Chilis and Outback Stakehouse think that $4.65 an hour is too much for their tipped employees.
Romney's opposition to project labor agreements won him a standing ovation from the anti-worker, anti-union group.
Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney came to town Friday, but autoworkers were in no mood to give him a free pass.
Serious Energy told the union that they were closing the plant right away and were not interested in finding a new buyer. Workers fought back.