Within a year of its inception, over 125,000 people had joined the union.
If you want any more evidence that U.S. corporate executives and financial finaglers are nothing more than crooks in costly suits, all you needed to was right on the front page of The New York Times.
Last week IndustriALL, a new global union, was formed in Copenhagen, Denmark. It represents 50 million workers in 350 unions from all over the world.
The first two paragraphs of Reich's column, "The Answer Isn't Socialism; It's Capitalism that Better Spreads the Benefits of the Productive Revolution" are simply false.
Polls show a near dead heat in the bitter battle pitting labor's legions against Walker's millions.
The political terrain is treacherous and corporate money is flooding into right-wing Super PACS waging a racist, scorched earth policy against President Barack Obama.
Ayers was a longtime leader of IBEW Local 34 in Peoria, Ill., before ascending to national union office. He was unanimously elected president of the department in early 2007.
Steve Cooper, a longtime trade union, civil rights activist and member of the Los Angeles Metro Club of the Communist Party died recently in Los Angeles. He was 77.
Anarchist collectives in the Occupy movement in Oakland and the Pacific Northwest have put forward a new slogan, "We are the 89%." This threatens to destroy any alliance between the Occupy movement and organized labor.
While the spotlight was on the Super Bowl, workers across Indianapolis took to the streets to protest the outrages happening to working people.