Occupy Chicago protesters adopted two official demands: Repeal the Bush tax cuts for the rich and prosecute "Wall Street Criminals."
The conference includes young workers, young union organizers and students, and is part of the AFL-CIO's attempts, over the last two years, to reach workers under age 35.
The nation's postal unions and the U.S. Postal Service's management have collided over management's latest plan to close what it says is a yawning deficit: mass layoffs, violating union contracts, and cuts in health care.
Postal Service employees say threats by the U.S. Postal Service to shut down this winter because of a $9.2 billion deficit are part of a "manufactured crisis" designed to privatize the world's largest mail delivery system.
More than 200 workers, labor leaders and community activists came together at the United Service Workers West (SEIU) Hall to participate in an event in solidarity with the Cuban 5.
Noel Beasley was elected new president of Workers United, an SEIU sector, the union said.
Hundreds of representatives from labor and community organizations poured out last Saturday in support of Spectrum Health nursing home workers.
Hundreds of workers from India who were forced into modern day slavery at Gulf Coast shipyards for more than a year after Hurricane Katrina are demanding that federal courts certify their lawsuit as a class action against the company that hired them.
By a 2-1 vote, the National Labor Relations Board has given strong written support to the use of "majority sign-up" for union recognition.
What happens if a city trains a police officer on condition she stays five years on the job, but she resigns after two years?