March

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AFL-CIO leads demonstration for minimum wage hike outside Heritage Foundation

 The labor movement turned up the heat today on opponents of a minimum wage increase by gathering outside of the Heritage Foundation.

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Outpouring in Missouri Capital demands end to attacks on labor

"Today we are united, side by side; we have to stick together, because if we lose, everyone who works for a living will pay the price."

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FedEx loses another driver misclassification case, in Maine

A federal judge in Portland approved a settlement saying FedEx Ground misclassified 141 drivers. The drivers will net $3.9 million in back pay and damages.

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Burlington community backs bus drivers

As public transit ridership continues to reach ever higher user levels, CCTA has opted to cripple a community by refusing to bargain in good faith with its bus route drivers.

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New York City settles suit by minority firemen

A settlement has been reached in a discrimination suit filed by the Vulcan Society and the city over the use of racially based civil service tests that favored white applicants.

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Lawmakers unveil bill to hold employers responsible for supervisors’ sexual harassment

A coalition of congressional Democrats introduced legislation to hold employers responsible for their lower-level supervisors' sexual harassment of workers.

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Fast food workers protest wage theft

Elected officials, clergy, community, and union members joined in a spirited protest outside the McDonalds in this city's Fair Haven neighborhood Mar. 18.

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Oregon ‘right-to-work’ initiative dropped

Sponsors of two anti-union initiative petitions agreed to withdraw their measures aimed at the Oregon ballot in November.