Seattle's mayor signed the historic bill Friday. Every worker in the city, depending upon his or her conditions of employment, is now guaranteed five to nine sick days per year.
The arrests union officers and the wives and mothers of 10 longshoremen are seen by union members here as part of a major assault underway against this state's labor movement.
The ideology expressed by Costello and his ilk is dangerously close to the rhetoric of eugenicists, the pre-Nazi pseudo-scientific movement.
Contracting out federal jobs to the private sector wastes billions of dollars, a new study shows.
Now awaiting California Gov. Jerry Brown's signature is a bill to greatly strengthen the rights of the state's 400,000 farmworkers.
Over 400 union women came to the Coalition of Labor Union Women's 16th Biennial Convention in Orlando, September 7-10, to demand equality and to defend union rights. The women came from many different unions to speak in one voice for working women.
Hundreds of striking workers concluded their strike yesterday with a picket and protest at the Park Hyatt, which won notoriety when management there turned heat lamps on striking workers in July.
Unite Here and blogger Fem2pt0 hosted a lively and informative discussion on advantages for women in joining a union.
Hundreds of longshore workers marched on the port past security guards and then dumped grain after removing it from rail cars.
CWA launched a "Countdown to Shutdown" advertising campaign, sending flyers to 600,000 voters in 25 swing districts of Republican lawmakers on Aug. 30.