Some 200 workers protested outside the Bloomin' Brands corporate headquarters demanding that Bain Capital pay its workers more and stop outsourcing jobs.
A proposal to preserve collective bargaining rights for Michigan workers must be placed on the November ballot, the state's Court of Appeals has ruled.
Management at bankrupt Hostess products - maker of Twinkies, cupcakes, Wonder Bread and other baked goods - hit its unions with a "last, best" offer.
They're joined in their drive by other progressive groups, Hispanic groups - such as La Familia Vota - and labor allies.
Raising the federal minimum wage from its present $7.25 hourly to $9.80 over the next two years would create 100,000 new jobs.
The nation's Catholic bishops have strongly denounced worker exploitation in the U.S. economy, and reaffirmed the positive role that unions play.
Five flight attendants formed the Air Line Stewardesses Association, the first-ever labor union representing female flight attendants.
AFGE elected Secretary-Treasurer J. David Cox, a VA hospital worker from North Carolina, as their new president on August 15 at the union's convention in Las Vegas.
The Communications Workers are launching a campaign in 50 legislative races nationwide around the issues of offshore call centers and bringing the jobs back to the U.S.
The trouble started when the city responded to budget deficits with pay and benefit cuts for city workers.