Supporters of the 50 percent for Jobs not Jails campaign rallied at the Alameda County Administration Building in Oakland Jan. 20.
After 26 years, the federal government plans to end its consent decree and its direct oversight governing the Teamsters. But there are still strings attached.
Union leaders gave President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address generally positive reviews.
Obama, for the first time since he took office six years ago, used his State of the Union Speech last Tuesday to call for new, tougher labor laws to protect worker's rights.
Union members are happier with their lives than nonunion workers. Makes sense, right? Now comes a study that proves it.
"The pact shows the chain recognizes the nurses' devotion to assuring the highest level of quality care for patients as well as protections for the nurses who deliver that care."
Quill Pettway, labor organizer and civil rights pioneer was part of a generation of Communists and radicals who made Detroit's rich labor and civil rights history.
Over 3000 marchers and tens of thousands of observers lined up along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in solidarity with the theme Black Lives Matter.
No union can survive without being able to win contracts and thus being able to make substantial changes in wages and conditions.
Overtime pay has increasingly moved to the top of labor's agenda because millions of workers are working overtime and not getting paid for it.