PORTLAND, Ore. - The Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act, signed into law March 23, 2010, by Democratic President Barack Obama, is starting to affect health insurance plans that union members and their families are enrolled in.
DETROIT - Saying the labor movement has become too small and too inward-looking to defeat corporate power by itself, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told the Auto Workers legislative conference that unions must build wider coalitions to achieve their legislative and political goals.
WASHINGTON (PAI) - Congress should delay the proposed U.S.-Colombia "free trade" agreement until a key Colombian law that leads to workers' oppression changes and law enforcement there improves, a top Colombian union leader says.
United Steelworkers local 7-669 and the Steelworkers international Union issued a well researched report this week outlining the health and safety hazards posed by the use of scab replacement workers to operate Honeywell's Metropolis Illinois plant.
Members of the Starbucks Workers Union held demonstrations at branches of the coffee shop giant across Manhattan on Jan. 17, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, as they've done for years. This year, the union had something to celebrate.
The bankers' summit was interrupted after the workers, who overwhelmed security guards with their sheer numbers, marched into the room, passing stunned bankers.
When it comes to wages, health insurance and workplace retirement plans Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) enjoy major benefit advantages if they belong to unions, according to a new report.
The NLRB declared recently passed amendments to state constitutions banning the card check method of union recognition null and void.
Obama's Labor Department will likely bring more home healthcare workers under protection of federal minimum wage and overtime laws.
Unemployed people lucky enough to find new jobs are making less than they did before and almost 40 percent took a 20 percent cut in pay.