Dennis Gannon, president of the Chicago Federation of Labor, on Monday called for a stock transaction tax to make the big banks pay to create good jobs now.
According to Leo Gerard, president of the United Steel Workers, "The most important thing to come out of a mine is the miner."
"They got bailed out, we got sold out!" was the chant as over 150 trade unionists and community allies marched through downtown Oakland April 5, pausing at banks along the route to let their message soak in.
This morning's release of the government employment report showed 162,000 payroll jobs gained in March, the largest jump in three years.
Armando Robles, president of UE Local 1110 sat down with the People's World to reflect how life has changed since the sit-in.
Toyota's decision to close the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI) auto plant in Fremont, Calif. March 31 goes against the firm's business interests, and its devastating effects will ripple throughout California.
The North Texas Workers Rights Board, an adjunct of Jobs with Justice, held public hearings on the jobs crisis recently at Judge Luis Sepulveda's courtroom in Dallas.
A new website nicknamed UCubed aims to unite over 31 million unemployed Americans to get organized, build power and fight together with the labor movement for jobs and economic recovery.
Over 1,000 workers and union activists gathered in the state capital on a working day recently in a spirited rally for job-creating legislation.
A ringing call for a new militant Civil Rights movement "2.0" centered on the fight for jobs was recently made by leaders of the United Steelworkers, Leo W. Gerard and Fred Redmond.