"We believe all children deserve great schools, and Congress must make the investments so we are ensuring opportunity for all children, not exacerbating current inequities."
Thousands of union public workers and their supporters turned out on Wednesday at New York's City Hall park under the slogan "Workers Count, Workers Vote!"
Europe's present experience, past world history, and U.S. federal budget cutting show that "austerity doesn't work" as a way to pull the U.S. and the world out of the Great Recession.
The union movement is being reawakened in rural Oregon.
The radical right GOP majority on the House Education and the Workforce Committee continued its anti-worker crusade.
Teamsters are voting on new contracts with UPS. They cover 250,000 workers, making them the largest private-sector bargaining agreements in the U.S.
Six people who died here June 5 have been described as being "of different backgrounds and classes."
Thousands of New York unionized teachers and their supporters descended on the state capital in Albany on June 8.
Twenty-eight photojournalists were out the door in a blink; it was as if they pushed a button and deleted a whole culture.
Richard Trumka said the Senate should "move expeditiously" to approve Obama's nominees for the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for DC.