On September 23, 2002, Democratic California Gov. Gray Davis signed legislation making the state the first to offer workers paid family leave.
The Communications Workers of America Local 1298 went into full gear to mobilize opposition.
Gov. Snyder and Kevyn Orr should listen to the audio, said Detroit bankruptcy judge Steven Rhodes, in hearing objections to the city's Chapter 9 bankruptcy application.
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.
Some Internet companies misclassify their workers as "independent contractors," thereby paying them far less than the federal minimum wage.
Organized labor, with its community allies, will "play heavily" in state gubernatorial and legislative races next year, its top two political operatives say.
"Wojcik brings to the board years of dedication and experience as a labor journalist committed to the goals of our organization."
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."