Con Ed was forced back to the bargaining table to reach a tentative new contract with Utility Workers Local 1-2, which represents the electric firm's 8,500 workers.
In yet another move by a plurality Republican group, delegates to the IAFF convention formally endorsed President Obama and Vice President Biden for re-election.
On this day, the United Autoworkers and the Teamsters formed the national trade union center, Alliance for Labor Action.
A global boycott of Hyatt hotels was launched today at a press conference.
In a speech in Homestead, Pa., Leo Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers, declared that corporate money in politics threatens to overwhelm the voice of labor unions.
Tomorrow the Houston janitors' strike, now in its second week, will spread to eight cities across the country. The strike has garnered significant national support.
The point of all the initiatives is the same: Finding areas that can make money for investing unions and investing union pension plans - and put union members to work.
The Trades Union Congress, Great Britain's biggest labor federation, with 6.2 million members, elected Frances O'Grady as its General Secretary, its top administrative post.
Some arguments can best be won with the opportune use of a good example.
On this day in history in 2001, 5,000 demonstrators rallied in support of the Charleston Five.