Emma Lazarus, the poet who wrote "The New Colossus," was born July 22, 1849.
Facing questions about the planned merger of American Airlines and US Airways, the three unions representing most U.S. workers joined an open pro-merger ad campaign.
Another local transit agency is repairing another big well-known U.S. bridge using Chinese steel, and thus not U.S. steel or steelworkers.
On this day in 1877 during the Great Railroad strike, workers in Pittsburgh forced soldiers sent to quell the job action to flee the city.
A working father with a high school education, Marvin was one of 18 minimum wage workers gathered at a South Side job center to discuss the need for higher pay.
For over three months, 400 African-American hospital workers, mostly women, walked off their jobs in protest over discrimination and the right to form a union.
The Pa. AFL-CIO is pushing a huge online petition demanding the GOP-run state legislature repeal the state's "voter ID" law.
Job creation doesn't mean the end of hard times for many Houston area families.
McDonald's aims to "help" its workers who make, on average, $8.25 per hour - not by raising their salaries, but by telling them how to budget their income.
Pennsylvania American Water, subsidiary of one of the nation's richest utilities, apparently isn't content with letting its executives feed at the ratepayers' trough, the Utility Workers note.