In the nearly four-month-long strike a small group of workers faced off against the corporate behemoth Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, and achieved what appears to be an important victory.
OAKLAND, Calif. - With unemployment officially pegged at 12.3 percent in California, it's clear topic number one for Democratic candidates at all levels will be jobs.
Warning of the extreme danger to the rights working people and to democracy if Republicans win, AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka, Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland and candidates for office stumped Labor Day events.
MILWAUKEE -- There was one clear message everyone in the crowd at Laborfest here took home with them September 6: the true meaning of Labor Day.
ST. LOUIS - "The right wing wants to keep America from succeeding; they want to keep the president from succeeding; they want to keep us from succeeding."
As of August 30, the 300 workers at the Mott's plant in Williamson, N.Y., have been on strike for 100 days.
New York City union members converged outside United Parcel Service's midtown Manhattan office Sept. 1 for an informational picket line on labor rights issues in Turkey.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told national media the elections come down to a stark choice: leaders who stand with workers, versus right-wingers pushing a corporate agenda.
MILWAUKEE (PAI)--The President of the United States - along with his Secretary of Labor and the president of the national AFL-CIO - will be special Labor Day guests at Milwaukee's LaborFest.
Their hair is gray, some use walkers or canes, but that didn't stop them from rallying to support 38 workers "replaced" during a contract dispute.