The AFL-CIO hopes to lay out a strategy to unite workers across the country behind its Raising Wages Agenda and behind a broad program of progressive action.
All are employed by huge corporations that have been awarded contracts by the federal government, and all earn poverty wages.
On this date in 1886, brewery workers in San Francisco declared a historic victory against the brewery owners.
President Obama named the board, at the request of the unions representing the railroad's 4,000 workers, on July 16.
The Obama administration is blasting a GOP-authored money bill that would underfund the Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services Depts.
The two leading Democratic presidential contenders met behind closed doors with top union leaders to talk positions and strategy.
The 2015 Alliance for Retired Americans Legislative Conference took place July 7 thru 10.
"A society built on low-wage jobs does not deliver purchasing power."
RNs will join actions in over 25 U.S. cities to honor Medicare and Medicaid's 50th anniversary.
"If the NLRB sustains the allegations in the complaint, it could effectively end Staples' foray into the mail business."