On this day in the year 1170 BCE, the first recorded strike took place against the building of pyramids.
"New" economy workers can only be protected by policies that protect all workers, like ones that define the difference between an employee and an independent contractor.
"U.S. workers have a basic right to speak out and challenge sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace."
Trumka says a wide-ranging coalition has already formed and is growing, to stop the scheme.
"The USW supports the Iran deal because it would enhance national and global security as well as benefit the U.S. economy."
"Unions are far more democratic, transparent, and accountable to their members than this prime minister and his government are to taxpayers."
In Panama they call longshore pay "hunger wages." Workers' families live below the government's own poverty line, and some families literally go hungry.
Continuing what is a Seafarers tradition, the Seafarer-crewed MV Liberty Grace rescued 231 refugees from Syria's civil war.
On Friday, Italy, the land of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Antonio Gramsci, and the home of the Vatican, came to a halt. Scopero! Strike! was the word of the day.
The Teamsters and 14 human rights groups bought a full-page ad about Soto's case in El Salvador's largest paper, La Prensa Grafica.