The number of unemployed actually rose by 115,000 in November, to 9.11 million, BLS said. But an equal number of workers found jobs, so the rate stayed unchanged.
Some 200 workers, labor and community supporters gathered in the heart of the largely Latino Fruitvale neighborhood Dec. 4.
Repeal of the Michigan Prevailing Wage Act would be a coup for "limited government" conservatives, and a devastating blow to the state's construction industry.
Does the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, which bars firms from discriminating against pregnant workers, mean what it says?
The pioneering Retail Workers Bill of Rights will give an estimated 40,000 hourly workers greater stability in their schedules and hours.
McCarthyism describes the action Joseph McCarthy took in attacking political opponents: anyone who supported civil rights, labor and other progressive causes.
On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, 42 years old, was arrested in Montgomery, Ala., for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus.
The outrage over this brought a large crowd, led by more than 50 members of the CWA, to a mass protest outside the corporation's tower in downtown Minneapolis.
"When we stick together, we win together!" exclaimed Lori Pelletier at a pre-Thanksgiving celebration dinner for Labor 2014 volunteers.
"From Ferguson to Bentonville and across the country, black youth, Walmart workers, and allies are self-organizing to fight back."