Federal lawmakers join state reps in attack on public workers

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.


What I learned from the Immokalee workers

Earlier this month I marched for three days with Florida's Immokalee farmworkers and their supporters.


Rank and file longshore leader honored at memorial

The South African government honored longtime International Longshore and Warehouse Union activist Leo Robinson with its Nelson Mandela Humanitarian Award.


“Five day, no way,” postal workers say!

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.


A union leader goes on a crusade for democracy

A top Communications Workers official has taken the union's democracy crusade to the good-government group Common Cause.


Workers to Hyatt: Put housekeeper on board of directors

Housekeepers will convene here tonight to nominate one of their own to sit on the hotel's board of directors.


Union leaders like Obama’s choice for labor secretary

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.


To fix the ‘real’ economy, stop attacks on working families

Inside Cobo Hall, Detroit's convention arena, corporate CEOs gathered to discuss the state's economy at Gov. Snyder's two-day economic summit.


Largest union sportsman’s event in Ohio highlights conservation project

The Pipefitter's Hall was packed, over 500 folks filing in for what was the eighth in a series of Union Sportsmen's Alliance public events.


“I am San Francisco City College” - city rallies to save beloved institution

Save CCSF will hold further actions to broaden support for its three-point plan to save the college.

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