Some 5,000 activists demanding "Health Care Now!" descended on the nation's capital March 9 to call for the arrest of the nation's leading health insurance executives.
Armando Robles, president of UE Local 1110 sat down with the People's World to reflect how life has changed since the sit-in.
The chair of the National Labor Relations Board yesterday came closer to taking an openly pro-labor stand than has any federal regulator in history when she blasted the "political paralysis" fostered by the GOP.
Last week the Republicans filibustered and effectively killed President Obama's nomination of Craig Becker, a long-time pro-labor lawyer. The AFL-CIO is not happy.
Union leaders reacting last night and today to President Obama's State of the Union address praised his emphasis on job creation.
As phones ring off the hook in the nation's capital with calls from workers angry about a Senate health reform bill that would tax their benefits there are signals coming from both the White House and the Congress that lawmakers are scrambling for a compromise.
President Obama tried yesterday to convince 11 major union leaders meeting with him at the White House to end the labor movement's opposition to the tax on workers' benefits that is part of the Senate bill.
WASHINGTON (PAI)--Democratic President Barack Obama tried Jan. 11 to convince top union leaders to drop labor's opposition to taxing workers' health care benefits.
Only a year ago, despite a super recession that had tightened its grip on their country, American workers were full of hope that a new day had dawned.
As union leaders, business CEOs and economists meet at the White House today for a jobs summit workers across the country are holding roundtable gatherings on job creation.