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.
Affiliation with OPEIU will give more strength in representing members as part of the 108,000-member OPEIU and the support of the 13 million members of the AFL-CIO and organized labor
CWA spent years contacting the customer service reps at American Airlines and was ready to hold a union election just as management took the company into bankruptcy.
"You provide the safe neighborhoods, you provide the good schools, you provide the hospitals. We owe you!" Biden declared.