The LA pension case affects 20,000 present municipal workers and the Illinois case affects 621,000 workers and retirees.
"This is a plan to close Post Offices and outsource postal work. A sign on the door that says 'We're closed, go to Staples.' It couldn't get much more obvious.
Holleran's dedication to telling the stories of hard-working women and men fighting for their rights in the workplace inspired other writers who knew her.
As they were getting ready for the big United Auto Workers convention, many members talked about what they say are some of the union's biggest challenges.
Teacher unions must unite with parents, students and the community to improve public schools so that we have healthy communities and a vibrant democracy.
Police opened fire on workers who were marching to the Republic Steel plant in south Chicago to set up a picket line.
Proving that stupid political statements are not confined to the "Lower 48" of the nation's 50 states, the Republican mayor of Anchorage called union dues "slavery."
On this day in 1942, the Steel Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC) was disbanded and replaced by the United Steel Workers of America (USWA).
"When they have sounded the alarm our members faced retaliation and intimidation. No one should have to choose between keeping their job and speaking out about threats to patient care."
On May 21, 1945, the Hawaii Employee Relations Act was signed, guaranteeing the predominantly Native Hawaiian and Asian immigrant pineapple and sugar workers the right to bargain collectively.