Taxi drivers protest underhanded tactics and immigration arrests of 25 drivers by local parking authority working in collusion with federal immigration officials.
The Congress Hotel workers enter their seventh year on strike -- the longest in American history.
CHICAGO - Saying comprehensive immigration reform could wait no longer, 32 labor, religious, and community leaders and an elected official were arrested after blocking Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices May 25.
Federal immigration authorities have pressured one of San Francisco's major building service companies, ABM, into firing hundreds of its own workers.
PHOENIX (PAI) - The United Food and Commercial Workers and the Service Employees with civil liberties groups are leading, a class-action suit to stop Arizona's new law targeting people based solely on the suspicion - due to skin color - that they are undocumented. The groups sued on May 17 in federal court in Phoenix.
Lawmaker announces bill to strengthen immigrant and all workers' rights on the job.
PITTSBURGH - The room grew quiet as she told her story. Leila Concepcion paid $15,000 to come to the United States and teach. It was a painful decision to leave her country, The Philippines, and place her family in debt.
An important report by the AFL-CIO, American Rights at Work and the National Employment Law Project paints a shocking picture of how, under the Bush administration, ICE, (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) ran roughshod over the rights of immigrant workers and blocked enforcement of labor law.