A coalition of workers' rights and progressive groups pushed the ordinance through the council, over the usual business opposition.
Black women and girls are the future of labor, but they can't become leaders unless the unions have their backs.
The head of the AFL-CIO's Civil, Human, and Women's Rights Division tackles some of labor's thorniest issues on a daily basis.
UK-based press reports that Sri Lankan workers who make Beyoncé's new clothing line are being exploited. Now what?
Despite some gains in recent years, women still face a tough road to equal pay.
A large number of presenters addressed several aspects of the crisis of women's work today.
Some 10,000 women workers in the needle trades, mostly Jewish and Italian, took to the New York City streets to demand higher wages.
An interview with Theresa King, the first woman ever to be elected as President of the Florida Building and Construction Trades.
If strong public sector union jobs are eroded as a result of the right-to-work movement's attack, this will be an added setback for women's economic status in the U.S.
"When women have access to quality health information, they live longer, are more productive and have better quality lives."