The year kicked off with a comprehensive "Raise The Wage" campaign and the advocation of a wide-ranging package of measures to restore the middle class.
Middle America is smoldering. For too long, citizens worked harder and produced more, yet corporations cut pay and benefits.
The Trump Hotel Las Vegas, however, is required by federal law to bargain with the union, even though they have filed objections.
A new "right-to-work" bill and an "unemployment reform" bill would make Ohio the "worst state in the union for unemployed workers."
Teamsters Local 117 in Seattle will step up its efforts to unionize Uber and Lyft drivers.
"When women have access to quality health information, they live longer, are more productive and have better quality lives."
"My coworkers and I need fair wages, good benefits, and job security at the Trump Las Vegas."
Writer Dalton Trumbo was born on this day 110 years ago. He won two Academy Awards while blacklisted.
The original constituent craft unions of the AFL were disaffected from the Knights of Labor, a national labor association.
In the face of corporation opposition, skilled workers at the Volkswagen plant voted for UAW to become their collective bargaining representative, a step toward unionization of the whole plant.