The old appeal policy left hundreds of thousands of coal miners, disabled from black lung disease, usually without a penny of benefits before they died.
If the nurse fears that if they check her documents she'll lose her job or worse, she likely won't have to think a long time before signing that union card.
After a pause for a city-mandated study, Minneapolis has resumed its march towards enacting a paid sick and family leave law.
The Obama administration today issued a final rule that it says would cut workers' exposure to harmful silica dust in half.
"The strength and solidarity of our union paid off with a fair contract that contains virtually none of the drastic concessions ATI sought to arbitrarily impose."
The Cadillac tax took center stage for union leaders. All - and their members - want it completely repealed. Obama opposes that.
Tyson Foods delivered the news to shareholders that its income soared by 49 percent; but the poultry workers who made all this money for the chicken titan face serious struggles.
The House's GOP majority rammed through legislation to curb class action suits and throw open asbestos' victims medical records/payments.
TransCanada, Keystone XL's sponsor, sued in federal court in Houston to overturn the federal rejection of the pipeline project.
"When toxic flame retardants burn - and they do burn - it creates a serious health risk for our members."