The AFL-CIO's young workers advisory council is taking charge of the labor movement by making its leadership more youthful and is planning a second summit to take place in the fall.
In the latest move to activate the youth vote American Rights at Work and Respect my Vote! 2010 have teamed up on a video and photo campaign.
Young activists and union workers are expected to meet in Washington, D.C., June 10-13, during a national young workers summit hosted by the AFL-CIO.
Construction joblessness is above 20% and bank credit for private construction has been yanked in the recession. Jobs top unions' agenda.
ORLANDO, Fla. - The labor movement, determined to build its membership among the nation's youth, will sponsor a Young Leaders Conference this June in Washington.
AUSTIN, Texas - Labor leaders from across the state, meeting here last weekend, gave their biggest applause when speakers talked about government action to end sky-high unemployment.
DEARBORN, Mich. - On Monday, people were robbed and cheated. If justice ruled, the perpetrator would find the police knocking on his door.
In a big victory for a U.S. student campaign, Russell Athletics, the largest supplier of team uniforms and apparel, agreed to reopen a Honduran factory that it shut down after its workers formed a union.