The nation's unions plan a massive presence at the 50th commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King's famous 1963 March on Washington.
Citing the AFL-CIO's new dynamism and activism, UFCW formally rejoined the labor federation on August 8, leaving Change To Win, but not its organizing institute.
On Aug. 9, 1927, 10 school custodians met in Oakland, Calif., to form what was to become the 230,000-member California School Employees Association, representing school support staff throughout the state.
Zapata headed the land reform struggles of Mexican farmers and was a leader of the Mexican revolution.
"Embedding discrimination against LGBT Americans into our laws and workplaces is not only morally reprehensible, it also makes zero economic sense."
"We have retirees who are in their eighties and nineties - are they supposed to get a job?"
Part of the Guild's optimism comes from the joint announcement by Bezos and current Post management that they intend to extend union contracts at the paper for a year.
Laws matter. Rules enforcing laws matter. And whether rules are written and enforced, especially for worker safety and health, really matters.
The GOP momentum spread to states like Wisconsin, where Scott Walker quickly enacted legislation that stripped basic bargaining rights from public employees.
A recent study by a University of Kansas School of Business student, Arnobio Morelix, has challenged claims by fast-food giant McDonald's that raising its low-paid workers' pay is unreasonable.