"We are not letting anybody divide the unions of the Connecticut AFL-CIO!" exclaimed Randi Weingarten to a standing ovation and loud applause.
A painting contractor accused of threatening, bribing, interrogating, discriminating against and firing pro-union workers went without an attorney, and ended up being the prosecution's best witness.
The 9-0 ruling cheered the NEA, whose Alabama affiliate - the largest and most-influential union in the state - provided the attorneys for whistleblower Edward Lane in lower court arguments.
Wynne swept to victory in the voting in Canada's largest province, home to approximately one of every three Canadians.
The latest attack on teachers and their unions was handed down on June 10 by Judge Rolf M. Treu of Los Angeles Superior Court, in his ruling on Vergara v. California.
Some of the 300 delegates and guests of the Communist Party USA's 30th Convention kicked off their party's gathering with a labor history tour of the Windy City.
San Franciscans will vote this November on whether to gradually increase the city-wide minimum wage to $15 an hour.
The Bricklayers became the latest union to join the BlueGreen Alliance, a coalition of 16 unions and environmental groups working together.
United Auto Workers convention delegates overwhelmingly elected Secretary-Treasurer Dennis Williams to succeed retiring union President Bob King.
"Corporations are people in America and can run orchestrated campaigns to destroy working people. That's what gets me mad!"