The immediate struggle for pay raises and collective bargainingis part of the larger, national context for democracy and progressive change.
We believe the trade union movement is not just about what wages or what contract you get but about the social side: Decent transportation, affordable housing, a decent welfare state.
RWDSU is launching a campaign to bring workers' rights - including the right to organize - to some 5,000 car wash workers in New York City.
The initiative is a bold proposal to add an amendment to the Michigan constitution guaranteeing the right of every worker to collectively bargain.
U.S. District Judge Victoria Roberts ruled against Republican Gov. Rick Snyder, who signed the new law banning the agreements.
OSHA hit two firms that exploited foreign students at a Hershey candy plant with job safety violations and fines totaling $288,000.
Calling its old website static and often confusing to navigate, the AFL-CIO, after a year of work, revamped its site.
Massey Energy's former security director was sentenced to three years in prison for lying to federal investigators and destroying documents.
Occupy Wall Street and the other anti-capitalist forces could find no greater inspiration than the Industrial Workers of the World.
Trade unionists from swore mutual support and solidarity for the struggle of Mexico's workers to fight neoliberal economic policies.