Progressive forces in the Orlando area held multiple actions on Dec. 10 around higher taxes for the rich and pending cuts in social benefits.
Connecticut union, retiree, community and clergy groups sent a clear message to Congress and the president in two candlelight vigils.
The Republican plan to raise the eligibility age of Medicare would raise health care costs for seniors, hurt the economy, and put pressure on older Americans.
There were protests to demand power be restored and for more help with the clean up. This situation to too big and too costly for private, profit-making companies to handle.
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is utterly disconnected from workers in America.
Eighty demonstrators gathered outside the Hilton Anatole luxury hotel to clarify understanding of the true program of Mitt Romney.
The drop in workers' income, piled on a prior decline, was so deep that it may take until 2020 before workers' incomes match their peak set in 2000.
At the Ohio State AFL-CIO Convention delegates heard a continuous cascade of powerful appeals to fully mobilize labor behind the President in the all-important November election.
AFL-CIO Pres. Trumka was not surprised by the findings, which back up the federation's emphasis on the drastic impact the recession - known as the Bush Crash - has had on workers and families.
Florida workers were hit hard by the Great Recession and the economic recovery is coming to them more slowly than their counterparts in other states across the nation.