Duncan said the intent of the project was to insure "voices from the past are not lost."
"When the airport opened, they were all well-paying jobs; now they're all minimum wage, with no benefits and many are contracted out."
October 24 marks events in two of the most significant struggles by workers in U.S. history: for shorter hours and better wages.
Even in the industries with the most favorable ratio of unemployed workers to job openings, there are still 30 percent more unemployed workers than job openings
The Senate is scheduled to vote late on Oct. 28 on Obama's nomination of Richard Griffin to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.
The AFL-CIO and its Working America affiliate announced Oct. 23 that the affiliate will expand its operations to all 50 states within five years.
Over the last 5 years, government employment has dropped by 657,000 as a result of the Great Recession's effects. It's worth considering how much of that drop has hit public K-12 schools.
International union organizations are joining a drive to free top Colombian labor leader Huber Ballesteros "without delay."
The U.S. delegation to the UN, which included NAACP board member Eleanor Roosevelt, refused to introduce the petition.
The Medicine Lodge Treaty is the overall name for three treaties signed between the United States government and southern Plains Indian tribes in October 1867.