Philippe Varin's decision to cut 8,000 jobs and close a factory in France has rightly provoked shock and outrage.
The 170 workers whose jobs are slated to be shipped to China and the town's mayor are pressing their representatives to keep the jobs here.
The Service Employees and Jobs With Justice joined a last-minute campaign to get Congress to raise the minimum wage.
Workers at a Bain Capital-owned company here are demanding that Mitt Romney come to town and stop the planned shipping of their jobs overseas.
The AFL-CIO and other backers are urging the public to contact their senators immediately to tell them to vote "yes" on the bill.
With the Obama administration moving ahead with negotiations with Pacific Rim nations, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Teamsters President James Hoffa teamed up.
Planned cuts to the U.S. Postal Service that would cost more than 100,000 active workers their jobs and other cuts, prompted eight retired union Letter Carriers to begin a hunger strike in D.C. on June 25. t
Over 500 Unite Here members, brothers and sisters from other unions, and community allies rallied June 13 outside Orlando's only union hotel.
A spirited march of 150 youth and adult supporters stopped downtown traffic to honks of support on Saturday.