The AFL-CIO announced just before noon on the East Coast today that it cannot support H.R. 3630, the compromise bill coming before Congres.
The strike was provoked by the agency's insistence on an "irresponsible" health care plan and a speed-up drive that compromises the safety of blood donors.
Gov. Chris Gregoire announced she had brokered a deal between the two parties that settled pending legal issues, unfair labor practice charges, and fines.
Republicans on the highly partisan House Education and the Workforce Committee blasted President Obama's recess appointments to the NLRB.
Indiana became the nation's 23rd "Right to Work" state. Union leaders blasted the legislation, and predicted it'll boomerang at the ballot box this fall.
Graduate assistants and teaching assistants at New York University want their union rights back.
Most of his speech alternated between jabs at GOP leaders, and defense of the Obama administration's actions.
That rewrite, an attempt to end a fight over union recognition votes at airlines and railroads, ended up leaving workers and their unions with the short end of the stick.
Thousands of workers at Kaiser Permanente facilities across California marched on picket lines.
Membership in unions increased by 49,000 from 2010 to 2011, including 15.000 new members in the 16 to 24-year-old range.