It's just one word in labor history with a lot of associations: Haymarket.
Labor leaders, while endorsing the president's budget deficit speech, say job creation will need to be addressed if the long-term fiscal health of the nation is to be restored.
"This is about eliminating the organizations that represent people. With one vote they are trying to take away our rights."
The ferry system in Washington is a beloved mode of travel, a throwback to simpler times, renowned for safe, reliable service, yet lawmakers are trying to strip ferry workers of their collective bargaining rights.
Collective bargaining remains one of the few effective ways to preserve the American middle class, the chair of the National Labor Relations Board says.
Unity to defeat the attack on workers was the theme, with Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke keynoting, at the Young Trade Unionists event.
Though unions are under attack in states from Wisconsin to Maine by tea party-backed Republican governors, they are winning the war of public opinion, according to the results of a new poll.
Hundreds rallied in Jefferson City at Missouri's State Capitol building against "right to work" and paycheck deception legislation.
The Supreme Court is trying to determine whether Wal-Mart's female workers have the right to sue the company as a class.
A complaint is a complaint, and it's valid - and protected - whether it's verbal or in writing, at least under the 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act.