New joblessness findings prompted Sen. Al Franken and Rep. Keith Ellison to demand that Congress pass legislation to save up to 900,000 state and local government jobs.
Over 100 community residents and trade union activists were on hand at Port Commission headquarters to welcome a vote vital to assure quality jobs for Oakland residents.
Administration officials highlighted this week the positive impacts of the economic recovery act and announced new rules created under the health reform law that will improve coverage for millions of Americans.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At the NAACP's 101st Annual Convention here, political and community leaders from across the country discussed the impact green jobs could have on communities of color.
DALLAS - North Texas Jobs with Justice initiated a news conference on July 2 as the regular first-Friday unemployment statistics were released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Republican candidates for Illinois governor and U.S. Senate are being blasted for embracing extreme right-wing policies.
Today's younger generation is playing a tremendous role in advancing the struggle for peace, democratic rights; economies and social justice.
Powerful corporate interests in Congress however are blocking jobs legislation.
Greg Cendana, president of the United States Student Association (USSA) touched off cheers at the America's Future Now conference with his impassioned demand that Congress pass a $100 billion jobs bill and the "Dream Act."
"We don't have the luxury of all this whining and agonizing. We've got to turn the agonizing into organizing."