IMLU Local 207 of the Lobstermen's Union is taking on Maine's tea party Republican Governor Paul LePage over a host of issues.
National Field Director of Jobs With Justice, Davis-Faulkner was a fierce advocate for dignity, justice and self-determination for all people.
Workers are not going to stand for housing prices that make it impossible for them to work and live in the Bay Area.
"We need to increase investments in our infrastructure and focus on the areas that will truly help create jobs and support our economy."
The whole motley GOP crew is determined to do whatever it takes to deny workers and their children economic mobility.
"Scott Walker was a one-trick labor bashing pony and the novelty seems to have worn off even among Republican primary voters."
The budget standoff between right-wing Gov. Rauner and the pro-worker Democratic-run state legislature continues with no sign of an end.
While the U.S. Supreme Court's worker rulings apply nationwide, they rejects most cases brought to them; that leaves worker rights in the hands of the appeals court judges.
In all, about 50,000 low-wage workers in St. Louis will see an immediate pay increase come October 15.
AFL-CIO's Trumka calls GOP immigration remarks "ugly" and "dangerous."