An early Christmas party at a local furniture store became the rally site for workers of Fox 2 television.
LOS ANGELES - The modern-day story of David and Goliath is playing out in cities and towns across America, and last night, on Cesar Chavez Avenue, one of the story's scenes took place when Walmart workers staged a civil disobedience action in front the retail giant's "mini" store here.
"Any anti-poverty approach must raise up the rights of workers to join a union and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions."
Overburdened U.S. diplomats are not pushing the Colombian government to live up to its written commitments on workers' rights and other rights that Colombia agreed to fulfill.
The three-year pacts cover workers at the Webster Car Wash and WCA/Rico Pobre Car Wash in the Bronx and the Jomar Car Wash and Sutphin Car Wash in Queens.
A string of recent Teamsters organizing victories has added almost 800 new members in seven locations in the last few months.
The justices will hear a case about whether union-represented home health care workers must pay for the union's services.
There are now so many auto workers in the South that one Southern U.S. GOP senator recently claimed his region is now the center of the U.S. auto industry.
"This is a struggle for all that is good and decent in our country," Steve Earle, UMWA District 12 vice president, told nearly 2,000 mine workers.
Some Internet companies misclassify their workers as "independent contractors," thereby paying them far less than the federal minimum wage.