Beryllium is a heavy metal whose inhalation causes a chronic lung disease and may lead to lung cancer.
Thirty-nine years ago, Ramona Dockter became the first female freight train engineer.
By a 5-0 vote, the National Labor Relations Board on August 17 tossed out college athletes' - in this case, Northwestern University's football players' - attempt to unionize.
The strike became a bitter conflict that galvanized workers' support from around the country and internationally.
Ongoing campaigns to raise wages and improve working conditions in the Twin Cities are drawing national attention.
Sanders knows his campaign is not about him; it's about all of us, and it will take all of us to change the course of history. It's time to start now.
On this date 80 years ago, in 1935, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt deepened and expanded the New Deal by signing into law the Social Security Act.
Eighty years ago, TWU president Mike Quill and his union colleagues were jumped by thugs as they made their way to union headquarters.
If HR1994 becomes law, the VA would in essence return to the spoils system of the 1800s, where bosses could fire workers for political reasons - or none at all.
"The USW supports the Iran deal because it would enhance national and global security as well as benefit the U.S. economy."