Canadian workers joined the union a year after it was formed, at which point it came to be called the International Union of Steam Engineers.
African American delegates met in Washington, D.C., to form the Colored National Labor Union.
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union said tentative agreement has been reached between ILWU Local 63's Office Clerical Unit (OCU) and 14 employers.
A federal bankruptcy judge awarded $1.75 million in bonus payments to the corporate executives who ran Hostess Brands into the ground.
The Air Traffic Controllers are pushing the Senate to confirm a new permanent chief of the Federal Aviation Administration, Michael Huerta, saying he's been acting administrator long enough.
"It's outrageous that Bill Gates says he supports public health programs, and yet he's the primary owner of a company that locks out its workers."
The fly-in preceded dozens of rallies and events planned nationwide around the same theme, starting Dec. 1, according to an AFL-CIO website.
"The voters spoke loud and clear and rejected any cuts in Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security."
Coca-Cola's attempt to get rid of the Teamsters and a union contract in Las Vegas fizzled out like so much bad soda.
The November conviction of a non-union intercity bus driver on four manslaughter counts ignores the real problem drivers face.