Labor and its Democratic supporters say health care plan falls short, vow to continue fight to improve after passage. "The last perfect piece of legislation was handed down on stone tablets at Mt. Sinai," said Rep. Dingell.
The mass firing of nearly 100 teachers and school personnel, backed by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, will be seen by many as a slap in the face to teachers, their unions and the entire labor movement.
DALLAS -- Working people in Texas are excited about the campaign of Linda Chavez-Thompson for lieutenant governor.
Machinists charge Pratt & Whitney defies a court order with a surprise announcement to lay off more workers.
OAKLAND, Calif. - On the eve of a scheduled strike vote, the janitors who keep Safeway supermarkets clean around northern California have won a new contract preserving their health and pension benefits and raising the base wage rate for experienced workers to $14.05 per hour, higher than industry standards.
A new website nicknamed UCubed aims to unite over 31 million unemployed Americans to get organized, build power and fight together with the labor movement for jobs and economic recovery.
The chair of the National Labor Relations Board yesterday came closer to taking an openly pro-labor stand than has any federal regulator in history when she blasted the "political paralysis" fostered by the GOP.
Last week the Republicans filibustered and effectively killed President Obama's nomination of Craig Becker, a long-time pro-labor lawyer. The AFL-CIO is not happy.
Over 1,000 workers and union activists gathered in the state capital on a working day recently in a spirited rally for job-creating legislation.
A ringing call for a new militant Civil Rights movement "2.0" centered on the fight for jobs was recently made by leaders of the United Steelworkers, Leo W. Gerard and Fred Redmond.