CODIR says it regards the current period as an important opportunity to put effective pressure on the government of President Hassan Rouhani.
Heavy lobbying efforts were underway to extend unemployment insurance for the more than 1 million long-term jobless.
When Americans think of labor unions, they think of union members campaigning for causes. But unions are a lot more, and their charity efforts in the St. Louis area show it.
Machinists who work for Boeing in the Puget Sound area, around Portland, Ore., and in Wichita, Kansas, narrowly approved an eight-year contract extension with Boeing.
New Jersey is one of the 13 states that saw a bump in the minimum wage starting Jan. 1.The minimum wage became $8.25, up one dollar from $7.25.
On Jan. 1, more than a quarter of a million Portland workers gained a human right - the right to stay home when they're sick.
The justices will hear arguments in the dispute over the power of the NLRB and tackle a case involving yet another challenge to worker representation.
The caregivers' return to work temporarily halts a standoff over the future of health service delivery for the region.
In addition to the 1.3 million who will be immediately cut off, an additional 3.6 million people will lose benefits in the coming year unless Congress acts.
On December 19, 1907, 239 workers died in a coal mine explosion. This same day in 1984, 27 workers at Wilberg Mine died in Orangeville, Utah.