Within days of each other last week, two groups of Northern California recycling workers declared they'd had enough of what they see as regimes of indignity and discrimination.
In U.S. elections, incumbent governors have an 80 percent chance of being re-elected. So why is Scott Walker having such a difficult time convincing voters to give him a second term?
Backed by radio ads from the AFL-CIO and several top unions, workers and their allies mounted a final intensive political push in the week before the Nov. 4 election.
On this day in 1831, Nat Turner, leader of one of the largest slave revolts in U.S. history was captured.
The ILO was established on the premise that universal, lasting peace could be established only if based on social justice
The AFL-CIO's determination to advance the struggle in southern red electoral states came alive Sunday, Oct. 26, with a Get Out the Vote rally.
"There is no better fighter for America's middle class, for America's working people than Alison Lundergan Grimes," Warren told the crowd of IBEW union members.
"Connecticut needs a governor who walks picket lines, not a governor who busts unions and destroys communities."
Some of Thomas's poems have entered the canon of poetry in the English language. His "Do not go gentle into that good night" has become almost a popular saying.
For Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, unions are responsible for creating and sustaining the middle class, and represent what's right with the U.S.