The contract covered 10,000 workers and provided seniority, hiring, and a medical plan.
The labor movement, aiming to reverse decades of decline suffered under relentless attacks by the corporate-funded right wing, is headed for a major makeover.
The U.S. public still strongly supports public schools and wants to improve them - and is willing to pay to do so.
The latest Republican version of "reform" of the red-ink-ridden U.S. Postal Service is unacceptable.
Dobbs first became a pro-labor activist after witnessing the plight of workers during the Great Depression in the 1930s.
Documents uncovered by Unite Here, Local 1 indicate that 200 to 300 more lunchroom workers may be on the chopping block.
California labor official Tefere Gebr will succeed Arlene Holt Baker as Executive Vice President of the AFL-CIO.
The Senate will vote during the week of July 29 on all five of President Obama's nominees.
Today in 2009, the U.S. minimum wage rose 70 cents from $6.55 to $7.25. Low-wage workers struggled mightily for that meager increase.
About 240 Health Systems Cooperative employees, members of Workers United Local 150, have been working without a contract since March 31. A temporary extension of the previous contract expired July 14.