President Obama says his proposal for the year starting October 1 would, if enacted, enhance retirement security and improve worker protections for millions of people.
The movement to hold California-based Prime Healthcare Services accountable grows.
LOS ANGELES - Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the outspoken Massachusetts Democrat, told delegates at the 2013 AFL-CIO Convention here Sunday that the agenda of the labor movement and its allies has always been and continues to be the agenda of the American people.
Across the nation, Walmart workers struck again, and rallied with union and community supporters in some 15 cities.
"It is clear ALEC is working in secret to push state policies in an extreme right direction, but working families are standing up to this agenda."
As his company hordes $102 billion in overseas profits on which it has paid no taxes, Apple's CEO, Tom Cook, is asking the Senate for lower corporate tax rates.
In an important new article, historian Taylor Branch argues that the very structure of college sports is based on student-athletes that generate billions of dollars for universities and private companies but in return they're left earning nothing for themselves.
As public anger over high fuel prices and record oil company profits erupted across the nation, the major oil giants told lawmakers here that it's all beyond their control.
The same far-right anti-union groups that blocked the Employee Free Choice Act and opposed hiking the minimum wage are pouring more than $400 million into the 2010 mid-term elections.
America's corporations, awash with a record $189 billion in profits earned in the last business quarter, are spending their money not to create jobs, but to buy the midterm election next month.