WASHINGTON (PAI) - Backed by strong statements from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and Service Employees President Mary Kay Henry, dozens of local union leaders from around the nation descended on Capitol Hill starting on June 12 for a big push for comprehensive immigration reform.
Six people who died here June 5 have been described as being "of different backgrounds and classes."
The level of income inequality stretches much higher in the United States than in the other developed countries. Now it's gone off the chart.
The case was brought forth by Richard and Mildred Loving, who were imprisoned for one year for marrying in the state of Virginia.
Workers who clean Target and other retail stores in the Twin Cities held a two-day strike.
Over objections of Bureau of Prisons, the federal Justice Department agreed that female federal prison corrections officers, employed at the Coleman complex, suffered sexual harassment as a class.
Fifty years ago today, two Black students, James Hood and Vivian Malone, walked through the doors of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
On this day in 1963, President John F. Kennedy passed the Equal Pay Act aimed at eliminating unequal pay for women.
The recent factory collapse in Bangladesh has forced the Obama administration to decide by the end of this month whether to yank trade preferences for the country.
Thousands of New York unionized teachers and their supporters descended on the state capital in Albany on June 8.