Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favorable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.
The movement to raise the minimum wage for fast food workers got a boost here Thursday.
Locked out nurses and tech workers at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital have put their jobs on the line to protect quality patient care and stop privatization and union busting.
"Walmart is just a bully, and people across the country are starting to see the real Walmart, that's why I continue to stand up, because the time for change is now."
McDonald's won't stop dolling out bizarre "advice" for their employees, including a set of "tips" ranging from stress management techniques to how to get a quick buck.
"How about paying workers more than $7.25 an hour?'" asked Terrie Napolitano, a Lodi, New Jersey resident who shops at several Walmarts in her area.
General Electric recently announced that it slated the closure of its plant in Fort Edwards, N.Y., and intends to move the remaining plant operations to an undisclosed site.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveiled the Civil Works Administration on November 8, 1933, a short-lived program, but one that created jobs for millions of unemployed workers, giving temporary relief to the suffering in the midst of the Great Depression.
If federally funded extended unemployment insurance benefits expire as scheduled at the end of 2013, the economy will lose 310,000 jobs in 2014.
A string of recent Teamsters organizing victories has added almost 800 new members in seven locations in the last few months.