President Barack Obama's proposed spending plan for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1 cuts the Department of Labor's budget by $40 billion.
AFGE President John Gage happily announced Transportation Security Administration administrator John Pistole's ruling.
Mine workers welcome Obama's plan to make it easier in cracking down on coal companies that are constant safety violators. However specific rules need to be enforced in order to further erode the systemic problem, unions say.
Showing he won't take the Senate GOP "no's" for an answer, President Barack Obama on Jan. 26 renominated former top union attorney Craig Becker as a member of the National Labor Relations Board.
The labor movement is reacting positively to the vision of the future put forward by President Obama in his State of the Union speech.
Obama's Labor Department will likely bring more home healthcare workers under protection of federal minimum wage and overtime laws.
Private employers will be required to post large signs informing workers about their right to form unions under a new rule the Obama administration plans to institute by executive order.
President Obama summed up his closing arguments for the 2010 midterm election at a get-out-the-vote event here Saturday that was bigger than any election rally ever held in this city.
The AFL-CIO is stepping up a program it hopes will eventually bring the Y generation into the labor movement.
In his Labor Day speech to union members in Milwaukee the president, aiming for a serious reduction in the 9.6 percent unemployment rate, proposed a new $50 billion jobs plan.