Richard Trumka is adding reconstruction of U.S. infrastructure - and creation of tens of thousands of well-paying jobs doing so - to the federation's priority list.
Leonard Woodcock was born to Ernest Woodcock and Margaret Freel in Providence, R.I. in February 15, 1911.
Thousands of elementary and secondary school teachers in Puerto Rico carried out a two day strike to protest a raid on their pension plans.
The social compact is gone, said UAW president Bob King, yesterday in Detroit. "And if we want a growing middle class again, we need to restore it."
The NLRB asserts illegal activities in 14 states at 34 stores and shows that company executives conceived of an unlawful retaliation policy for store managers to execute.
The Senate will vote on raising the minimum wage, in three steps of 95 cents each to $10.10 hourly in 2016.
Unions are gearing up for yet another fight over so-called "fast track," also known as trade promotion authority.
It was just after sunrise only three days before Thanksgiving, that security guards clamped locks on the gates at FirstEnergy in central Pennsylvania, barring 150 workers from their jobs.
Thanks to the works of those who came before us, this new generation is equipped with the knowledge of how to make change, and it is become more and more apparent what we need to fight for.
Today people from around the country and globe are wishing the long time civil rights giant, Julian Bond, a very happy birthday.