Miners arrested again in St. Louis protest

"There is a war on workers in this country." Instead of "brass knuckles and gun thugs, corporate lawyers" are helping Peabody rob retirees.


Gov’t. workers: Cuts would trigger new recession

Automatic budget cuts would have a devastating impact on vital services all over the country.


Union leaders wish Obama had come out for right to organize

Union leaders see the weakening of union rights and the drop in union membership numbers as key factors in the backward movement of the middle class.


Obama names two to labor board

When it comes to the National Labor Relations Board nominations, the story line may be summed up in one sentence: Here we go again.


Workers at Brooklyn Cablevision demand: “Bring 'em back!”

Scores of workers at dusk on February 6 chanted for Cablevision to rehire 22 workers.


Illinois governor's plans for continued attack on public workers

Gov. Pat Quinn sugarcoated an attack on public workers with a host of progressive policy proposals.


Workers expose dirty secrets of recycling industry

Most of us don't know what happens to our recycling after we take it to the curb each week.


Brazil's Lula hails Mississippi Nissan workers (video)

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, popularly known as Lula, issued a stirring call for international worker solidarity, speaking at a UAW conference.


Pastor pits God vs. common courtesy at Applebee's

We all hold similar definitions of common courtesy - that's why it's called "common."


GOP forces Michigan to weaken job safety laws

Passage of a right-to-work law was the big Cahuna for Republican lawmakers, but they were also busy changing, and perhaps lowering, safety standards for Michigan workers.

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