Labor is increasing its attention on the GOP-run House, where the vote is expected to be much closer and up for grabs.
Rules will help prevent millions of workers from being subject to harmful or unlawful treatment, especially underpaid women.
Railroad Workers United reported that the first protest about safety, or lack of it, on rail lines occurred in Chicago on May 27.
Teacher Lily Eskelsen Garcia has seen poverty's impact on her students, so for her, the issue is personal.
In a rebuke to GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner's anti-worker agenda, the Democratic-run Illinois House voted his bill down.
It's a great day for working Angelenos, as the LA city countil has voted to raise the minimum wage, in steps, to $15 an hour.
Gov. John Kasich has yanked collective bargaining rights from 10,000 Ohio home health care and child care workers.
Janitors who clean department stores in the Twin Cities announced two key developments in their campaign for better wages and working conditions.
In 1940, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Apex Hosiery Co. v. Leader that a sit-down strike was not a violation of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act.
The UFW is calling for putting pressure on the giant Driscoll Company in solidarity with the striking workers.