On this date in 1847, the Post Office Department (now called the U.S. Postal Service), issued its first two postage stamps.
The case, Friedrichs v. CTA (California Teachers Association), involves a challenge supported by far right anti-union groups.
We're doing it so that our children can leave the fields and move forward. I want to give them a better life.
Ruling Republicans on the House subcommittee that helps dole out federal funds slashed $74 million from the board's budget for the year.
The June 9 Democratic primary in Virginia ended in a clean sweep for a new labor and community group's roster of candidates.
On a hot summer day in LA, Fermin Rodriquez, a fired El Super market worker, marched alongside community, labor and religious leaders.
"When I see people working in the field, I see a lack of equality. If it wasn't for them the crops wouldn't get grown or harvested."
The meetings are important because the teachers unions are known for their members' political activism, intelligence, credibility, and reach.
The Roman Catholic Church and the U.S. labor movement are working more closely together than ever.
Every neighborhood and many unions rallied together behind the banner of New Haven Rising for good jobs for city residents.