The supposed loss results from crushing pension pre-funding requirements imposed on the Postal Service.
"Either you are going to keep your gas or your lights on, not both. You shouldn't have to make choices like that in America today."
"Federal employees are a devoted and resilient bunch. They despise what politicians have done to them."
Hundreds of unionists gathered on Capitol Hill on May 7 to campaign against "fast-track" trade legislation and the anti-worker trade treaties it would lead to.
Most Californians are well aware that the state minimum wage is going up to $10.00/hour. But when and how?
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka condemned the continued right-wing obstruction preventing millions of working families from getting a much-needed boost in income.
On May 2, 1933, Adolf Hitler's storm troopers occupied all trade union headquarters across Germany, and union leaders were arrested and put in prison or concentration camps.
The Senate tried to raise the nation's minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. But its Democratic sponsors needed 60 votes to start debate, and got six fewer than that.
In certain circumstances, the state of Alabama says, it can fire or discipline a state worker who tells the truth - even if the truth exposes fraud and corruption.
Firefighters can smell smoke on their hair and skin for days after a fire; chemicals get into skin through the pores.