A key voice in the design of the Employee Free Choice Act, Acuff spoke about how much change the very modest improvements in labor law the bill would bring, with his signature faith in working people.
The nation's Catholic bishops have strongly denounced worker exploitation in the U.S. economy, and reaffirmed the positive role that unions play.
Five flight attendants formed the Air Line Stewardesses Association, the first-ever labor union representing female flight attendants.
AFGE elected Secretary-Treasurer J. David Cox, a VA hospital worker from North Carolina, as their new president on August 15 at the union's convention in Las Vegas.
The proposed six-year contract contains many improvements over previous offers.
Four enormous security companies have agreed to recognize the SEIU -- and begin negotiating a union contract -- for about 500 Portland-area security guards.
Given the hyper-partisan climate in Michigan's state capitol, this shouldn't surprise anyone.
These avid outdoors folk speak about the importance of their union job, which allows them the financial resources and the vacation time to go hunting and fishing.
Despite the church's pro-union doctrines, embraced in Catholic Social Thought for more than 120 years, those leaders often act just like corporate executives when it comes to labor relations.