The Communications Workers of America Local 1298 went into full gear to mobilize opposition.
Can you imagine battling the Great Recession by cutting the minimum wage?
Many of our hardest working union sisters and brothers just completed the most important AFL-CIO convention in history.
Organized labor, with its community allies, will "play heavily" in state gubernatorial and legislative races next year, its top two political operatives say.
America's unions are going to bat for foreign workers who toil in America, in conditions that approximate slavery. And Dwight Allen, a 41-year-old "guest worker" laboring in Florida apartment buildings says he is sure glad they have.
"The right to a safe job is a fundamental worker right. All workers should be able to go to work and return home safely at the end of the day."
AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka said that labor's attempt to reach out to every worker in the country was going to require effort on the part of unions.
An Indiana circuit court judge has tossed out the state's "right to work" law, agreeing with the Operating Engineers that it violates the state's constitution.
LOS ANGELES - At its 2013 convention here Sept. 11 the AFL-CIO passed a strongly worded resolution calling for an end to on-the-job discrimination against gay people.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A majority of workers at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee have signed cards favoring the union's representation in creating a German-style works council at the plant, a top United Auto Workers official said.