Three years after it was added as a side pact to the controversial U.S.-Colombia "free trade" pact, the Labor Action Plan designed to improve workers' lot and their rights is a failure.
The Chicago regional chapter of the NLRB ruled that Northwestern University football players have the right to form a union if they desire.
Affordable, quality health care and secure, union jobs are both threatened by the growing consolidation and monopolization of the medical industry.
"Hello my name is is Miles, and according to the governor of New Mexico I am a big union boss."
The nation's unions need new approaches to recruit and retain younger workers, Service Employees President Mary Kay Henry says.
"What's another term for an insatiable monster hell-bent on savagely devouring everything in its sight? The Ryan Budget."
The situation at the Central Electronics shop of New York City Transit, under the yoke of a vicious anti-union management, has reached a boiling point.
"HB 1617 is a patronizing bill that doesn't treat state workers like adults, it treats them like children who don't know what they are doing when they sign an authorization card to join a union."
Cafeteria workers, angry at cuts made by management, approached Local 1000 in Grapevine, who sent organizers and the new leader of the Young Workers Council to the university.
The labor movement turned up the heat today on opponents of a minimum wage increase by gathering outside of the Heritage Foundation.