The U.S. Department of Labor today announced an award of $27 million in National Emergency Grants to four key Gulf Coast states to assist workers displaced by BP's oil spill.
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AFSCME members celebrated the life and sadly accepted the retirement of Secretary-Treasurer William Lucy after a 57 year stint with the union.
5,000 public workers gathered in Boston for the 39th convention of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees are in a fighting mood.
Gerald McEntee, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, demanded that Congress "stop fooling around and pass the jobs bill that is before them."
The governor's race may get the highest media profile and the most campaign donations, but it's Linda Chavez-Thompson for Texas Lieutenant Governor that really puts fire underneath union activists.
"Organized, mobilized unity in action - that is what will save the ordinary American," Stewart Acuff, of the Utility Workers' Union of America, told a packed Jobs with Justice Workers' Rights Board meeting here June 18.
The second world congress of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is a significant event. Taking place in Vancouver, Canada, June 21 through 25th, the congress theme is "The People Now: From the Crisis to Global Justice."
How inviting it looks, the fruit laid out for us in grocery stores and supermarkets in a profusion of bright color.
Some 400 workers at the Hyatt Regency hotel here held a three-day strike June 8-10.
Just six months after becoming a publicly traded company protests forced Hyatt Hotels to suspend its first shareholders meeting here.