Paid sick days the law now in Seattle

Seattle's mayor signed the historic bill Friday. Every worker in the city, depending upon his or her conditions of employment, is now guaranteed five to nine sick days per year.


Oklahoma labor commissioner calls public workers “feral hogs”

The ideology expressed by Costello and his ilk is dangerously close to the rhetoric of eugenicists, the pre-Nazi pseudo-scientific movement.

Does outsourcing save government money?

Contracting out federal jobs to the private sector  wastes billions of dollars, a new study shows.


Why women unionists back others under attack

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt once said, "There are only two ways to bring about protection for workers... legislation and unionization."


Chicago Southeast Side rally for teachers (with video)

Teachers, steelworkers, electricians, firefighters and other union members, their families and supporters, rallied here on the Southeast Side to defend teachers and union rights.