"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 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 drive to enact a higher state minimum wage in Minnesota has gained steam.
Millennials are facing double-digit unemployment rates, low wages, mounting college costs, and crippling student-loan debt.
"From the first day I put the uniform on, I knew it was the job I wanted to retire from."
"Retirees are sick and tired of being scapegoats for these politicians in Washington. Social Security recipients and pensioners have already been hit hard."