The long struggle by thousands of Avondale shipyard workers here to save their jobs appears to have been successful.
Michigan's two controversial right-to-work laws are headed on a fast track to the state's Supreme Court.
Declining unionization and increasing globalization are two key factors that are widening wage gaps between the rich and everyone else.
Steelworkers Vice President Gary Beevers hopes the record fine and criminal charge pleas by British Petroleum will finally force the oil industry to take safety seriously.
A crowd heard Communist Party Labor Commission Chair Scott Marshall's take on how he sees these issues fit into the macro-challenges facing labor movement today.
Some 200 union advocates of single-payer government-run national health care met in Chicago in mid-January to plan their next moves.
Nearly 1,100 burials were delayed after negotiations between the two groups broke down and workers were locked out of the association's 26 cemeteries.
"The board respectfully disagrees with the decision and believes the president's position in the matter will ultimately be upheld," said NLRB Chairman Mark Pearce.
The number of union members nationwide declined by 398,000 from 2011 to 2012, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says in its latest report.
Referendum petitions continue to circulate in Ohio in an effort to put a so-called right-to-work initiative on the state ballot.