"From the first day I put the uniform on, I knew it was the job I wanted to retire from."
"Retirees are sick and tired of being scapegoats for these politicians in Washington. Social Security recipients and pensioners have already been hit hard."
JACKSON, Miss - In a stunning reversal of what many would think is the way things work, a support group from "third world" South Africa is in Mississippi this week helping Americans secure one of their most basic democratic rights - the right to form a union.
Union leaders welcomed Congress' end of the two-week partial federal shutdown and the decision to suspend the nation's debt limit, thus avoiding what would have been a first-ever default.
Fast food workers and their supporters packed a Wendy's restaurant in Oakland Oct. 15, demanding a living wage and labor rights.
The AFL-CIO, the country's largest labor federation, held a groundbreaking convention in Los Angeles. Join us for a teleconference dialogue on what happened.
Two recently published reports shed damning light on the high cost of low wages in the fast food industry.
About half a million federal employees remain locked out of their jobs due to the shutdown.
It sought to unite all miners as workers in a single industrial union, regardless of skill level or ethnicity.
The justices will hear a case about whether union-represented home health care workers must pay for the union's services.