Senator has two words for jobless: ‘Tough s_ _ _ !’

The Republican senator from Kentucky, Jim Bunning, known for two things - his baseball record and his bizarre behavior - is now known for two more: "Tough s_ _ _ ."


Ohio jobs march hits Wall St. greed

The five biggest insurance companies made $12 billion in profits this year. They didn't make that providing health care to people, they did it by denying health care to people.


Pratt & Whitney “defies court order” with layoffs

Machinists charge Pratt & Whitney defies a court order with a surprise announcement to lay off more workers.


Machinists union creates website to organize nation's unemployed

A new website nicknamed UCubed aims to unite over 31 million unemployed Americans to get organized, build power and fight together with the labor movement for jobs and economic recovery.


Californians rally for jobs

Over 1,000 workers and union activists gathered in the state capital on a working day recently in a spirited rally for job-creating legislation.


Steelworkers call for Civil Rights 2.0: A youth-led jobs revolution

A ringing call for a new militant Civil Rights movement "2.0" centered on the fight for jobs was recently made by leaders of the United Steelworkers, Leo W. Gerard and Fred Redmond.


Hatch, Grassley play games with jobs bill

Senate Democrats yesterday came close to, but then backed off from, unveiling an $85 billion dollar "bipartisan" jobs bill that contains many planks drawn up by their Republican colleagues.


Texas labor calls for quick action on jobs

AUSTIN, Texas - Labor leaders from across the state, meeting here last weekend, gave their biggest applause when speakers talked about government action to end sky-high unemployment.