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.
In what he termed "the most difficult budget" in the state's history, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn on March 6, called for deep cuts in a wide range of social programs.
Restaurant workers are sending a message to Albany lawmakers to raise the minimum wage to at least $9.00/hour when they do the budget this month.
The nation's jobless rate dropped 0.1 percent in February, to 7.7 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
Hundreds banged pots and pans here yesterday to launch a campaign for a Household Workers Bill of Rights.
"Ninety-four percent of the country pays Social Security taxes on all their income. Six percent do not. This has got to change."
The second largest cab company in Las Vegas has forced its drivers - the first taxi drivers to unionize, more than a decade ago - to strike.
"This is a major victory for working families. We work hard to support our families, we fought hard against cuts that would have destroyed thousands of jobs."
These students are finally ready to tell McDonald's, "Enough!"