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.
Steelworkers led a rally including union members, along with faith-based, community and occupy activists last Saturday, Feb. 25, in solidarity with the Mexican miners.
Many, undocumented, risked arrest and possible deportation. But they would not be deterred in their quest.