"Today we are united, side by side; we have to stick together, because if we lose, everyone who works for a living will pay the price."
A federal judge in Portland approved a settlement saying FedEx Ground misclassified 141 drivers. The drivers will net $3.9 million in back pay and damages.
"I saw many of my co-workers, trapped like a sandwich, one upon the other. It's true that I survived, but I saw many of my co-workers die."
As public transit ridership continues to reach ever higher user levels, CCTA has opted to cripple a community by refusing to bargain in good faith with its bus route drivers.
A settlement has been reached in a discrimination suit filed by the Vulcan Society and the city over the use of racially based civil service tests that favored white applicants.
But OSHA is so short-staffed, say the Steel Workers who represent the workers at Texas City that an average U.S. refinery would get a PSM inspection once every 120 years.
A coalition of congressional Democrats introduced legislation to hold employers responsible for their lower-level supervisors' sexual harassment of workers.
Nine years ago, on March 23, 2005, the British Petroleum oil refinery in Texas City, Texas, an hour south of Houston, in so many words, blew up.
Working families across the country have been leading movements to raise wages at the state and local level.
Elected officials, clergy, community, and union members joined in a spirited protest outside the McDonalds in this city's Fair Haven neighborhood Mar. 18.