Labor, community and faith allies, along with low-wage workers have something to be excited about here in the Show-Me-State.
For over 30 years the labor movement has faced relentless corporate, political, and right-wing attack. And since the "great recession," this attack has risen in intensity and viciousness.
The Associated Builders and Contractors proclaims itself the national voice of non-union construction companies. However, it actually represents just a small share of U.S. contractors.
Union members and their allies raised the roof at the corporation's annual shareholder meeting yesterday.
Obama's campaign for more construction jobs comes against a continuing backdrop of high joblessness in the construction industry: 17.2% in March, more than double the national jobless rate of 8.2%.
By a 62-37 vote on Apr. 25, the Senate approved a modified postal "reform" bill, S1789. The battle over the future of the Postal Service now moves to the GOP-run House.
The suit was filed on behalf of two farm workers. They say they were victims of trafficking and other federal and state labor law violations.
Day by day for the last eight years, Santiago Perez has toiled in the tomato fields of Immokalee, Fla. It's not fun.
The Teamsters' proposal demands executives, as well as all stakeholders, share equally in financial sacrifices for Hostess to emerge from bankruptcy "instead of paying lip-service to the concept."
It's hard to make ends meet for many trailer residents.