Younger CWA union members start Next Generation campaign to organize youth into better-paid jobs and labor's social activism.
A week of statewide teacher protests in California included the arrest of 26 members of the California Teachers Association.
University employees and students in Chicago and at colleges throughout Illinois are stepping up union campaigns and ready to strike for their collective bargaining rights.
The AFL-CIO's young workers advisory council is taking charge of the labor movement by making its leadership more youthful and is planning a second summit to take place in the fall.
The Supreme Court rejected a claim by the famous Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. that its resident medical graduates were actually students, not employees that work more than 40 hours per week and are entitled to the protection of regular labor laws.
In the latest move to activate the youth vote American Rights at Work and Respect my Vote! 2010 have teamed up on a video and photo campaign.
The AFL-CIO is stepping up a program it hopes will eventually bring the Y generation into the labor movement.
PORTLAND, Ore. (PAI)--Labor-backed United Students Against Sweatshops claimed a big win on July 26 when the world's largest shoe and apparel maker, Nike, agreed to pay the full $2.5 million two Honduran subcontractors owed their 1,800 workers.
CHICAGO - Nearly a hundred teachers, parents, students, labor leaders and community activists rallied at the Chicago Board of Education building here July 28 against recent massive teacher layoffs.