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.
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.
The chair of the National Labor Relations Board yesterday came closer to taking an openly pro-labor stand than has any federal regulator in history when she blasted the "political paralysis" fostered by the GOP.
Last week the Republicans filibustered and effectively killed President Obama's nomination of Craig Becker, a long-time pro-labor lawyer. The AFL-CIO is not happy.
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.
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.
Transportation Security Officers responsible for keeping the country's airways safe and secure have been fighting their own struggle for security through collective bargaining rights.
Workers at the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI) plant ratchet up pressure to keep the plant open despite Toyota's decision to shut it down in March.
President Obama plans to beef up workplace regulations.
Members of Laborers Local 78 are connecting poor treatment of consumers to poor working conditions for contractors, and are urging consumers to pressure CVS.