If the union wins, the victory would make VW the UAW's second plant in the Volunteer State, but its first successful organizing drive in years in the anti-union South.
Gerard ran down a range of progressive initiatives Obama has proposed during his five years in the Oval Office. Then he launched his blast at the GOP.
Business and right wing backers of so-called "right to work" laws really want "the right for them to eliminate your right to have a say in your work."
Environmental activists, among them many union members, are escalating their protests against approval of the pipeline.
The latest Postal Service overhaul bill, which stalled after the relevant Senate committee started work on it on Jan. 29, would axe 100,000 jobs.
With virtually unanimous player support, and Steelworker backing, football players at Northwestern University filed a formal petition and signed union recognition election cards.
Home child care workers in Connecticut are poised to win their first union contract, with a vote count scheduled for Feb. 14.
In a 9-0 decision on Jan. 27, justices said time used in taking off and putting on the gear is a bargainable subject under labor law.
Thousands jammed the streets around the State Capitol building here today to protest the latest in a sting of attempts by state Republicans to kill union rights for public workers and eventually all workers in Pennsylvania.
Union membership in the U.S. rose by 162,000 in 2013, to 14.528 million, the Bureau of Labor Statistics calculated, but the union share of the nation's workers stayed unchanged at 11.3 percent.