Seattle's mayor signed the historic bill Friday. Every worker in the city, depending upon his or her conditions of employment, is now guaranteed five to nine sick days per year.
The nurses were among 23,000 of their co-workers holding a one-day strike at three-dozen Sutter Health and Kaiser Permanente facilities in northern and central California, as well as Oakland Children's Hospital.
Bargaining went down to the wire, with the latest session scheduled for today between the United Food and Commercial Workers locals that represent 62,000 Southern California grocery workers and their three grocery chain employers: Ralph's, Albertson's and Vons.
The epidemic of corporate greed sweeping our nation is alive and well on the Great Lakes.
Verizon workers and retirees face the fight of their lives, as the profitable telecom corporation tries to take back every hard-earned benefit.
National Nurses United says they will speak out about income and economic inequality and its impact on themselves and their patients - and get the rest of the country to do so, too.
Emphasizing that short-staffing harms patients, the National Nurses Union racked up a big contract win at the D.C. area's largest hospital, the Washington Hospital Center.
The overwhelmingly Democratic Massachusetts state House passed a bill that would limit the right of public employees to collectively bargain for their health care.
Hundreds of representatives from labor and community organizations poured out last Saturday in support of Spectrum Health nursing home workers.
A strike yesterday of over 450 workers in one of the largest foundries on the west coast brought production to a halt Sunday night, at Pacific Steel Castings.