Memorial Day 2010: A steelworker point of view

Someone said that in a progressive society there is nothing permanent except change.


Video: Don't get caught in a bad hotel!

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer activists creatively tell the hundreds of thousands of LGBTQ people from all over the country coming to San Francisco in June for Pride to stay out of the boycotted hotels.


Cuban unionists tell U.S. colleagues embargo is chokehold on their nation

BALTIMORE (PAI) - The 50-year-old U.S. trade embargo against Cuba is "a chokehold" on the Caribbean island nation, Cuban union members told their U.S. colleagues during nine U.S. unionists' recent research trip there.


Celebrating Mother’s Day on the picket line

PLEASANTON, Calif. - In the greeting card image of Mother's Day, Mother - surrounded by bouquets of flowers - is served breakfast in bed by her loving family before being treated to a sumptuous dinner at a posh restaurant.


New SEIU president to “refocus” union

WASHINGTON (PAI)--The Service Employees will "refocus" itself by pumping $4 million into organizing African-American and Latino workers, adding funds to their political campaign chest for selected races, and by trying to repair relations with the rest of organized labor -- with one exception -- says new President Mary Kay Henry.


Voices silenced in 1887 heard louder than ever this May Day

CHICAGO - "Like those guys," said former Starbucks worker Joe Tessane, pointing to the Haymarket monument behind him, "I'm not giving up."