In South Africa, a highly successful AIDS program is led by a union.
The National Farmers Union joined the fight for health reform Thanksgiving weekend with a reminder to wavering farm-belt senators.
"The company wants to make us pay $350 a month for our family health care; for me that would mean a 10 percent wage cut."
If the last week of October and the beginning of November are any indication the U.S. Department of Labor is on a crime busting spree.
HARTFORD, Conn. — After a 10-year battle, nursing home workers won a precedent-setting Supreme Court ruling this week.
In reaction to the swine flu epidemic, unions are pushing for guaranteed sick days.
Insurance company CEOs meeting in Washington Oct. 22 hid from 600 angry trade unionists who tried to get them to listen to people victimized by their companies.
“When nurses are exposed to tuberculosis, the hospital notifies us. When nurses are exposed to head lice, the hospital notifies us. Why then are we not told when we are exposed to H1N1? Staff need to know if they have been exposed..."
Labor leaders converge on Washington D. C. for days of lobbying for a public option.
Something bad happened in the past 10 years to young workers in this country: Since 1999, more of them now have lower-paying jobs, if they can get a job at all; health care is a rare luxury and retirement security is something for their parents, not them. In fact, many—younger than 35—still live at home with their parents because they can’t afford to be on their own.