Workers citywide will remember which city council members voted for Walmart in upholding Mayor Vincent Gray's veto of legislation requiring a $12.50 minimum wage.
On September 23, 2002, Democratic California Gov. Gray Davis signed legislation making the state the first to offer workers paid family leave.
The Communications Workers of America Local 1298 went into full gear to mobilize opposition.
Can you imagine battling the Great Recession by cutting the minimum wage?
Many of our hardest working union sisters and brothers just completed the most important AFL-CIO convention in history.
Organized labor, with its community allies, will "play heavily" in state gubernatorial and legislative races next year, its top two political operatives say.
America's unions are going to bat for foreign workers who toil in America, in conditions that approximate slavery. And Dwight Allen, a 41-year-old "guest worker" laboring in Florida apartment buildings says he is sure glad they have.
"The right to a safe job is a fundamental worker right. All workers should be able to go to work and return home safely at the end of the day."
AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka said that labor's attempt to reach out to every worker in the country was going to require effort on the part of unions.
An Indiana circuit court judge has tossed out the state's "right to work" law, agreeing with the Operating Engineers that it violates the state's constitution.