The path to Middle East peace is through good-faith negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, which U.S. President Barack Obama recognizes
Workers, their unions and their allies are gearing up for more tough legislative fights in 2012.
Construction unions called Obama's ruling a "job killer," but at least five unions sided with environmental groups against Keystone.
The AFL-CIO has issued a national appeal for help to stop passage of a so-called "right-to-work" law in Indiana. "We are at war," the AFL-CIO appeal reads. "The assault on workers in Indiana continues."
Even the jobless benefits bill, which both parties agree upon, is hung up by a partisan dispute over how to pay for the $150 billion measure.
The world's unions are delivering a strong message to international political and business leaders: Create jobs - millions of jobs - or face the consequences.
The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA reached a tentative contract for the original 15,000 flight attendants at Chicago-based United.
The first-ever group of unionized carwash workers won a $1 million back pay settlement.
"Corporate greed at Cooper Tire is flat out wrong!" That was the message brought by pickets protesting the lockout of 1051 workers by Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. at its plant in Findlay, Ohio.
The Bakery Workers, the Teamsters, and other unions representing Hostess Foods employees scrambled to protect their members as the snack food company filed for bankruptcy on Jan. 1.