Nine years ago, on March 23, 2005, the British Petroleum oil refinery in Texas City, Texas, an hour south of Houston, in so many words, blew up.
Elected officials, clergy, community, and union members joined in a spirited protest outside the McDonalds in this city's Fair Haven neighborhood Mar. 18.
The NNU believes the State Department has done an indequate review of what appears to be serious risks for public health posed by the pipeline.
People with intellectual or physical disabilities are often working in "sheltered workshops" across this nation for sub-minimum wage.
She was supportive of women's rights, and instrumental in the formation of the Women's Educational and Industrial Union in 1893.
I've witnessed healthcare workers in a suffocating environment that is dubious from start to finish.
"These disgraceful firings are being carried out in direct retaliation for the public advocacy of these courageous nurses."
The case involves whether the 35-foot limit violates the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and its free speech guarantees.
Deaths in the nation's mines rose from 36 in 2012 to 42 in 2013, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported.
Around 50 representatives of labor and community groups rallied Dec. 5 in support of workers at a McDonald's here as part of the national day of action for fast food workers.