"Retirees are sick and tired of being scapegoats for these politicians in Washington. Social Security recipients and pensioners have already been hit hard."
The time for government action is now. In the days and weeks to come, labor and immigrant rights organizations will hold more dramatic actions.
The turnaround came ten years after the commission had filed a complaint that African Americans, Latinos, other minorities, and women were being unfairly treated.
The film was written/directed/produced by members of the original "Hollywood Ten," who were blacklisted for their refusal to cooperate with the government witch hunts against communists.
Union leaders welcomed Congress' end of the two-week partial federal shutdown and the decision to suspend the nation's debt limit, thus avoiding what would have been a first-ever default.
Fast food workers and their supporters packed a Wendy's restaurant in Oakland Oct. 15, demanding a living wage and labor rights.
The AFL-CIO, the country's largest labor federation, held a groundbreaking convention in Los Angeles. Join us for a teleconference dialogue on what happened.
Two recently published reports shed damning light on the high cost of low wages in the fast food industry.
In 1857 patent rights were denied to slaves and were restored after the Civil War. Blair died in 1860, the year the war began.
About half a million federal employees remain locked out of their jobs due to the shutdown.