Right-wing federal lawmaker are backing up state government attacks on state and local workers' pensions through a measure that, if passed, would make the pensions virtually unaffordable.
Earlier this month I marched for three days with Florida's Immokalee farmworkers and their supporters.
Hundreds of passing drivers honked in solidarity with 200 postal workers and community supporters' who rallied here Sunday afternoon to "save the Postal Service."
Chanting "five days no, six days yes," over 500 Connecticut letter carriers, family members and supporters gathered for a noon-time rally on the New Haven Green.
The chant came loud and clear: "Five day, no way." At the Post Office here and all across the nation, postal worker unions turned out in huge numbers.
Housekeepers will convene here tonight to nominate one of their own to sit on the hotel's board of directors.
A top union leader who worked closely with Thomas Perez, President Obama's nominee to be the nation's next Secretary of Labor, says Perez can bring labor and progressive firms together.
Real democracy should mean that as a part of the team that actually built that, you should have some say in how that profit is distributed and spent.
In a brief announcement, the board said it would ask the justices to review the case, Noel Canning vs. NLRB.
Campus workers are on strike at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign after months of contract negotiations with the university's administration yielded little results.