For the first time ever, eminent domain may be used to keep a factory running and workers on their jobs.
The 13-year veteran of Bricklayers Local 1 in New York has been out of work since October. And the West Babylon, Long Island, resident, who provides for his wife, two kids and 86-year-old mother who lives with the family, doesn't see any work coming along for "another five or six months."
Hundreds of Machinist union members and their supporters ralled for job security Tuesday in front of the IAM Lodge 1746 plant, across from Pratt & Whitney's sprawling main production facility in East Hartford, Conn.
Labor and its allies have come out swinging against President Obama's call for a two-year pay freeze for federal workers.
During the Great Depression, big business used the crisis to attack workers' wages and living standards directly, cutting wages even while turning big profits. And exactly the same thing is happening again.
PHILADELPHIA - ILA Local 1291 members and hundreds of supporters protested Del Monte's move to a non-union terminal, slashing jobs and pay.
Journalists who cover the labor movement, labor leaders and even a U.S. Department of Labor top official attended the International Labor Communication Association's annual awards ceremony here Nov. 19.
With brooms and mops held high, our group of 35 people, including the president of the Central Labor Council and religious leaders, marched into the Hyatt Hotel lobby.
Sparks are flying between National Football League players and their union on one side and NFL owners on the other as the threat of a lockout looms for next year.
WASHINGTON - The mainstream media has become so biased against working people that even a federal agency can't get its message out, says a senior Department of Labor official.