Union leaders passed a resolution that calls upon the AFL-CIO to add a demand for single-payer heath insurance to the federation's Raising Wages campaign.
"Americans deserve better than mean-spirited, self-serving politicians."
Fast food workers walked off their jobs and demonstrated in the thousands for a higher paycheck - $15 an hour.
The AFL-CIO hopes to lay out a strategy to unite workers across the country behind its Raising Wages Agenda and behind a broad program of progressive action.
On this date in 1886, brewery workers in San Francisco declared a historic victory against the brewery owners.
The Obama administration is blasting a GOP-authored money bill that would underfund the Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services Depts.
The two leading Democratic presidential contenders met behind closed doors with top union leaders to talk positions and strategy.
Passing the Employ Young Americans Now Act would be an important step in the fight to preserve and expand Social Security.
The 2015 Alliance for Retired Americans Legislative Conference took place July 7 thru 10.
"A society built on low-wage jobs does not deliver purchasing power."