This national trade union center organized unorganized workers and pursued progressive political and social projects.
The Laborers International Union identified a second possible case of child labor on Minnesota construction sites and has alerted authorities at both the state and national level.
Letter carriers are concerned about the privatization threat and the threat to eliminate Saturday delivery, and about attempts to end door to door delivery service altogether.
Chants of "U.S. mail is not for sale" echoed through the canyons of Chicago's downtown skyscrapers as thousands of union postal workers, teachers and other supporters rallied
Having organized over 10,000 new members in the past year, delegates enthusiastically agreed to organize at least 10,000 new members every year until their next convention in 2019.
During the Pullman strike, Charles Leonard, a representative of Omaha Railway murdered Charles Luth, a railroad switchman and union activist.
AFL-CIO Union Summer interns have joined members of the FLOC in a drive to organize thousands of North Carolina tobacco farm workers.
Pay is so low that many caregivers qualify for food stamps, don’t get paid sick leave or health or retirement benefits.
An energized resistance to ongoing attacks on education was on display at this year's American Federation of Teachers national convention in Los Angeles.
Mark Dimondstein, president of the American Postal Workers Union, said a Staples announcement this week that it was ending its no-bid deal with the U.S. Postal Service is a ruse.