"For Latinas, the pathway to social and economic advancement is lined with hurdles," says the 134-page Trabajadoras: Challenges and Conditions of Latina Workers in the United States.
The Tesoro Company is forcing its Steelworkers members at its six U.S. refineries into a confrontation.
"The sun is shining on organized labor today," State Sen. Tim Green, told thousands of union members.
The Teamsters have apparently caught the Obama Transportation Department in several contradictions.
The Obama administration's Office of Management and Budget is sitting on - apparently indefinitely - a proposed job safety rule to cut worker exposure to silica dust.
The labor movement has more than its share of critics. It seems like nearly everyone is ready to give it advice, whether solicited or not.
"Working families who built Michigan's middle class now want to rebuild it," Teamsters President James Hoffa said.
Members of the Communications Workers of America, other unions and student and community allies protested outside of a Verizon wireless store.
The immediate struggle for pay raises and collective bargainingis part of the larger, national context for democracy and progressive change.