Thousands of union public workers and their supporters turned out on Wednesday at New York's City Hall park under the slogan "Workers Count, Workers Vote!"
Europe's present experience, past world history, and U.S. federal budget cutting show that "austerity doesn't work" as a way to pull the U.S. and the world out of the Great Recession.
The union movement is being reawakened in rural Oregon.
The radical right GOP majority on the House Education and the Workforce Committee continued its anti-worker crusade.
Teamsters are voting on new contracts with UPS. They cover 250,000 workers, making them the largest private-sector bargaining agreements in the U.S.
Six people who died here June 5 have been described as being "of different backgrounds and classes."
Workers who clean Target and other retail stores in the Twin Cities held a two-day strike.
The recent factory collapse in Bangladesh has forced the Obama administration to decide by the end of this month whether to yank trade preferences for the country.
Thousands of New York unionized teachers and their supporters descended on the state capital in Albany on June 8.
But the alleged business job creation rate is not enough to make a positive dent in the number of jobless, which was 11.8 million in May.