The public is invited to join the San Francisco Labor Council in celebrating two outstanding workers and mothers, Teresa Mina and Lupe Chavez, who have fought for their families and all immigrants, amazing true life stories that appears in a new book by David Bacon, "The Right to Stay Home."
WASHINGTON (PAI) - Backed by strong statements from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and Service Employees President Mary Kay Henry, dozens of local union leaders from around the nation descended on Capitol Hill starting on June 12 for a big push for comprehensive immigration reform.
In the home of Disney World, hundreds of immigrants rally on May Day to demand the "right to work, right to live and right to stay together."
Temp agencies and their corporate giant clients continue to profit off of low-wage, immigrant workers as this investigative report from ProPublica shows.
"From making sure citizenship for the 11 million is achievable not only in theory, but in fact, to maintaining family unity, the labor movement's immigration campaign is just getting started."
The Service Employees and a top Mexican employment lawyers group are using the pro-worker side letter of NAFTA to go after Alabama.
The San Francisco-based Chinese Progressive Association last month released a far-reaching report on the problems faced by restaurant workers in Chinatown.
PHOENIX (PAI)--Unionists joined religious leaders on July 29 in mass protests against Arizona's draconian anti-immigrant law.
NEW YORK-After a six-year struggle, domestic workers here won a huge victory.
CLEVELAND - In a major policy statement, AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka said the denial of rights to millions of undocumented workers threatens all Americans.