The immediate struggle for pay raises and collective bargainingis part of the larger, national context for democracy and progressive change.
We believe the trade union movement is not just about what wages or what contract you get but about the social side: Decent transportation, affordable housing, a decent welfare state.
More than 1,000 farm workers and their allies solemnly marched three miles to the corporate headquarter of the grocery store giant Publix.
Leo Gerard, president of the Steelworkers, described over breakfast his recurring nightmare.
Labor-backed Interfaith Worker Justice is mobilizing support for home health care workers.
RWDSU is launching a campaign to bring workers' rights - including the right to organize - to some 5,000 car wash workers in New York City.
The initiative is a bold proposal to add an amendment to the Michigan constitution guaranteeing the right of every worker to collectively bargain.
"This is the right time to do the right thing for a man who proved he is right for the job," said Steelworkers President Leo Gerard.
U.S. District Judge Victoria Roberts ruled against Republican Gov. Rick Snyder, who signed the new law banning the agreements.
OSHA hit two firms that exploited foreign students at a Hershey candy plant with job safety violations and fines totaling $288,000.