Workers employed by a large staffing agency at a Wal-Mart warehouse here filed a class action lawsuit Dec. 10 alleging wage theft.
A crowd of 90 supporters turned out for the annual People's World banquet here to honor United Steelworkers Local 404 as well as longtime People's World supporter Lou Incognito.
"This is corporate greed at its finest," stated Ohio state Rep. Dan Stewart, addressing an angry crowd of unionists and supporters at Wendy's headquarters in Dublin, Ohio.
Enjoying great music, food and politics, a full house celebrated the 22nd Annual People's World Banquet Dec. 6 at the Parthenon Restaurant.
Workers, union members and lawmakers rallied in the nation's capital yesterday in support of health care reform but against funding it with a new tax on health benefits.
Workers from Teamsters Local 705 have been on strike for eight weeks against Pain Enterprises in Addison, Ill.
Restoring job growth and returning people to work is a top White House priority, President Obama said in a major speech yesterday.
As lawmakers continue to debate legislation to overhaul the country's health care system, three nurses unions merged Dec. 7 to form the largest-ever labor union of registered nurses in U.S. history.
Earlier this year General Motors and Chrysler took billions in federal loan guarantees in exchange for a promise to keep workers employed here in America.
The diverse and inspired overflow crowd stayed to the end of the remarkable celebration of People's World Amistad Award honorees Anna Montalvo, Gwen Mills and Art Perry.