How to build our union movement: Ideas from LA

LOS ANGELES - As the AFL-CIO prepared to open its national convention here, two dozen committed union members and supporters voiced a slew of ideas for revitalizing the U.S. labor movement.


Young workers are hot topic at labor journalists meet

LOS ANGELES - Young workers were the hot topic at a gathering of labor journalists in town to cover what many expect to be an historic AFL-CIO convention next week.


Domestic workers come out of shadows, into labor movement

LOS ANGELES - Maria says she began working for an elderly woman, cleaning her house and preparing her meal, but the duties soon increased yet her wages didn't.


For dignity and higher wages, Walmart workers risk arrest

ORLANDO, Fla. - Seven members and supporters of OUR Walmart, Organization United for Respect at Walmart, were arrested here for blocking an entrance, during a protest at a Walmart in Orange County, Fla., on Sept. 5.


Fight for 15 marchers rally in "right-to-work" Texas

AUSTIN, Texas - Despite temperatures pushing the century mark, striking fast-food workers and their supporters rallied for fair wages in the capital of this so-called "right-to-work" state on Aug. 29.

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