For over 30 years the labor movement has faced relentless corporate, political, and right-wing attack. And since the "great recession," this attack has risen in intensity and viciousness.
The Associated Builders and Contractors proclaims itself the national voice of non-union construction companies. However, it actually represents just a small share of U.S. contractors.
Obama's campaign for more construction jobs comes against a continuing backdrop of high joblessness in the construction industry: 17.2% in March, more than double the national jobless rate of 8.2%.
By a 62-37 vote on Apr. 25, the Senate approved a modified postal "reform" bill, S1789. The battle over the future of the Postal Service now moves to the GOP-run House.
While President Obama is pushing for more safety, he warned business groups are pushing back with an "all out assault."
New York City taxi drivers and supporters gathered at the headquarters of the United Federation of Teachers in lower Manhattan.
Three groups of Badger State workers have been 'disciplined' for opposing GOP Gov. Scott Walker.
The movement in New Haven for jobs, youth opportunity, and an end to violence filled the streets with a march of 2,000 last week.
The AFL-CIO described it as "deeply disappointing and troubling."
The right-wing anti-labor agenda continues, as bills in state capitols countrywide - designed to attack workers rights - still threaten middle and working class families.