A Republican-named federal judge took another hack at the NLRB, ruling that President Obama illegally named its top enforcement officer.
WASHINGTON - Union leaders, both in Detroit and nationally, blasted the decision of Detroit's state-appointed financial czar to file for bankruptcy for the 750,000-person Motor City, even as they scrambled to try to help their members and retirees who suddenly face a very uncertain future.
A working father with a high school education, Marvin was one of 18 minimum wage workers gathered at a South Side job center to discuss the need for higher pay.
The U.S. Senate could be about to make some historic changes in the way it operates if Harry Reid, the labor movement, and its allies have their way.
A multi-racial crowd of over 2,500 people rallied outside the North Carolina State Legislature Building.
"If they thought 2012 was bad" in terms of the tide of Latino votes against the GOP, "wait 'till 2014 and 2016."
The radical right GOP majority on the House Education and the Workforce Committee continued its anti-worker crusade.
The potential cuts dismay Democrats. They also already draw an implicit veto threat from the Obama administration's Office of Management and Budget.
Forty-five GOP senators piously cloaked themselves in the Constitution and invoked what they claim is the intent of its framers.
GOP state legislative leaders in Ohio and Missouri effectively stopped drives for so-called "right to work" laws in those legislatures.