Labor activists are blasting the GOP "free trade" proposals to cut public workers' jobs and to lessen unemployment benefits.
The Obama administration tells congressional Republicans, biggest backers of so-called "free trade" treaties, they must restore trade aid for workers who lost their jobs to imports.
The AFL-CIO's young workers advisory council is taking charge of the labor movement by making its leadership more youthful and is planning a second summit to take place in the fall.
Congressman José Serrano is supporting the efforts of SEIU 32BJ, which is in negotiations for a new long-term contract to cover more than 3,000 Bronx apartment building workers.
This week's Good Jobs Green Jobs conference in Washington DC is the embodiment of a continually developing and powerful coalition in action.
Not paid at all for three pay periods, 3,750 jobs saved at Kansas City plant, Union credited with saving 700 jobs in Indiana, He wants working families to pay, Coal mine disaster 'preventable'
Unemployed people lucky enough to find new jobs are making less than they did before and almost 40 percent took a 20 percent cut in pay.
TROY, Mich. - PulteGroup CEO Richard Dugas ran for cover when he heard labor and community folks were going to show up at his fancy luncheon - but 300 came anyway, demanding jobs.
"Soon, the same lawmakers who fought to get tax cuts for millionaires will come after Social Security and Medicare in the name of deficit reduction and 'shared sacrifice'," AFL-CIO head Richard Trumka warned.
Machinists at Pratt & Whitney ratified a new contract after a valiant fight on the shop floor, in the street and at the bargaining table to stop plant closings and save job security language in Connecticut.