International union organizations are joining a drive to free top Colombian labor leader Huber Ballesteros "without delay."
The drive to enact a higher state minimum wage in Minnesota has gained steam.
Millennials are facing double-digit unemployment rates, low wages, mounting college costs, and crippling student-loan debt.
"From the first day I put the uniform on, I knew it was the job I wanted to retire from."
"Retirees are sick and tired of being scapegoats for these politicians in Washington. Social Security recipients and pensioners have already been hit hard."
The time for government action is now. In the days and weeks to come, labor and immigrant rights organizations will hold more dramatic actions.
JACKSON, Miss - In a stunning reversal of what many would think is the way things work, a support group from "third world" South Africa is in Mississippi this week helping Americans secure one of their most basic democratic rights - the right to form a union.
SAN FRANCISCO - Management refusal to negotiate on its own work rule demands - demands the unions say could impact worker safety - forced workers for the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit System (BART) to strike at 12:01 a.m. Oct. 18.
The turnaround came ten years after the commission had filed a complaint that African Americans, Latinos, other minorities, and women were being unfairly treated.
The film was written/directed/produced by members of the original "Hollywood Ten," who were blacklisted for their refusal to cooperate with the government witch hunts against communists.