A proposal to preserve collective bargaining rights for Michigan workers must be placed on the November ballot, the state's Court of Appeals has ruled.
Management at bankrupt Hostess products - maker of Twinkies, cupcakes, Wonder Bread and other baked goods - hit its unions with a "last, best" offer.
They're joined in their drive by other progressive groups, Hispanic groups - such as La Familia Vota - and labor allies.
The AFL-CIO has endorsed a nationwide boycott of Palermo's Pizza in response to the company's "blatant disregard of its workers' choice to form a union."
After years of defending itself against wave after wave of attacks, the labor movement seems to be mounting a full scale counter-offensive this summer.
The workers have been in contract negotiations since February, and are working under a contract that expired in April.
Support for striking Houston janitors mushroomed all over the country yesterday.
A federal district judge in D.C. has turned down the request to reconsider and reverse his prior ruling.
From Pittsburgh to Peoria to Portland and from Washington to Detroit, workers came out this week to demand a hike in the federal minimum wage.
One year after the controversial U.S.-Colombian "free trade agreement", workers' rights have improved on paper, but very little on the ground.