AFL-CIO leaders have told a top aide to President Obama that the current fight in states over workers' rights must be used to discuss the future of the country and of workers.
"People are giving the labor movement another look now," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said at a press conference here March 1.
John Boehner's office told me he supports collective bargaining. Despite the lies, my vote went with labor. But what of those who believed the tea party?
The crowd in Helena was a cross-section of the state's population: women and men, youth and elders, and workers of all trades - union and non-union.
Michigan labor gathered here determined to stop the onslaught of anti-labor bills and budget cuts Republicans are pushing.
As rallies, town hall meetings and teach-ins spread throughout the state up to 10,000 Ohioans converged on the Statehouse Tuesday to protest a Republican bill to repeal public employees' right to bargain collectively.
Thousands massed in Madison this morning for the 12th major rally since the protests began, and workers say they'll be "tracking down" the fleeing governor "until he finally talks to us."
A thousand union members and their allies are sitting in and blocking the entrances to the state Senate chamber in Indianapolis.
President Obama weighed in on the side of the workers who have occupied the Wisconsin state Capitol for four straight days, blasting Republican Gov. Scott Walker's bill to strip public workers of their collective bargaining rights as "an assault on unions."
50,000 people packed Capitol Square here on the third day of a virtual occupation of Wisconsin's seat of government.