Connecticut state workers are now voting for the second time on a tentative agreement reached by their unions and Gov. Malloy to "save jobs, protect benefits and preserve services."
A video produced by the Labor Education Service outlines the many public services being affected by the state government shutdown.
Minnesota's sluggish economy, struggling to recover from the recession, will be rocked by the layoffs of 23,000 state employees and thousands of others.
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold led 1,000 firefighters, nurses, farmers and a motorcade of taxi cabs and an antique fire engine, in a demonstration that encircled Capitol Square.
Like the workers who built "Hooverville" tent cities in the Depression of the 1920s and '30s, protestors are dramatizing their opposition to Republicans' economic policies.
Big business blames public sector workers for the state's $8 billion budget deficit.
"Right to Work" backers say it's about putting people back to work, but if we look at the latest state to enact such a proposal, it just isn't true.
10,000 trade unionists and their supporters from around Chicago and Illinois poured into Daley Plaza downtown.
The Republican assault on the public sector threatens to accelerate the rate at which public employees are being laid off, with especially dire consequences for African Americans and women.
Days after 1,000 union-inspired protests rattled America, tardy Texans held their statewide coalition march and rally.