Minimum wage workers, earning $74 a month were beaten by riot police for a protest demanding a $14 a month raise.
"Not only did I lose my job, many people with an education are unemployed in Wisconsin because there are no jobs to be had now. Scott Walker, go home!"
California's Secretary of State is designating the state's new Health Benefit Exchange, Covered California, as a voter registration agency under the National Voter Registration Act.
In split votes, the Senate Labor Committee approved President Obama's five nominees - three Democrats and two Republicans - for seats on the National Labor Relations Board.
"This reflects an enormous step toward healing an injustice, the deportation crisis that has wrecked families, communities, and workplaces for far too long."
The Minnesota state legislator who spent a week living on the minimum wage met that week with three Minnesotans for whom the minimum-wage challenge is an everyday reality.
A second federal appeals court further limited President Obama's power to make "recess appointments" to the NLRB when the Senate is out of session.
President Lincoln signed the Homestead Act. It was a freedom opportunity for many, but also resulted in massive displacement of Native Americans.
Nine years after the Bush government invaded Iraq and overthrew Saddam Hussein, Iraqi unions are still repressed and toiling under the former ruler's labor law, a U.S. unionist who recently toured there says.
The AFL-CIO is demanding the U.S. government yank trade preferences from Bangladesh until that South Asian nation really shows a commitment to protecting its workers.