Trumka: AFL-CIO to undergo wide-scale revamp

The revamp will meet the conditions of changing workplaces, extend labor's reach, and shift its emphasis within the federation to more inter-union and regional cooperation.


New consumer campaign: higher minimum wage for restaurant workers

Can you imagine trying to live on $2.13 an hour, with no sick days and a 1-in-10 chance of having health care coverage?


Michigan unions battle private sector right to work law

Disregarding a move by Michigan's GOP governor to take the issue straight to the state Supreme Court, Michigan unions sued to overturn the state's  "right to work" law affecting private sector workers.


Join Days of Action for worker rights in Mexico

Actions in the U.S. will vary from protests to delivering letters to Mexican government consulate offices.


Avondale shipyard story could get a happy ending

The long struggle by thousands of Avondale shipyard workers here to save their jobs appears to have been successful.