SEATTLE (PAI)—Ten years ago on Nov. 30, 1999, 50,000 people protested a meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Seattle.
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus persuaded House Finance Services Committee chairman, Rep. Barney Frank to delay a vote on the systemic risks bill.
Thousands of students, faculty, campus workers and community supporters gathered Nov. 18 in historic Sproul Plaza to protest at proposed 32 percent fee hike.
Debate on a new Senate health care bill released by Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Nov. 18 is set to begin later this week.
Unions, family advocates and health professionals are pressing Congress to pass emergency paid sick days legislation so workers can stay home if they get sick.
Coal plays a role in four of the top five causes of death in the U.S. - heart disease, cancer, stroke, and chronic lower respiratory diseases - says a report by Physicians for Social Responsibility.
Responding to growing demands to address the unemployment crisis, Congressional Democrats have indicated legislation for a new jobs bill is currently under consideration, possibly by year's end.
CHICAGO - Hundreds of health care reform advocates, union leaders and small business owners rallied outside the Renaissance Hotel here Nov. 17, while America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) held its national Fall Forum inside.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused this week to hear a case involving a lawsuit by Native American activists on use of the name "Washington Redskins."
WASHINGTON - The nation's top labor, civil rights and community leaders joined forces here today and put forward a bold program they say is needed to create millions of new jobs and to lift the economy from the depths of the recession.