The only protection workers have to fight against exploitation is a working democracy. And so unions were born.
Actor and activist Danny Glover joined hundreds of protestors Feb. 28th, in Indianapolis, to rally against the state's Republican lawmakers anti-worker agenda.
"I am proud to stand with you and the workers of Wisconsin," Connecticut Gov. Daniel Malloy told hundreda at a Hartford rally Tuesday.
Transit workers and environmental activists rallied here in support of mass transit last Thursday, calling for increased funding, not cuts.
Thousands of memos show how the U.S. Chamber of Commerce led a sabotage campaign against major labor unions and progressive organizations that oppose its pro-business agenda.
The battle for union recognition by charter schoolteachers has grown as charters have assumed a larger presence in the city.
Chicago City Council elections are shaping up to be a contest between a coalition of organized labor, the many racially and ethnically diverse communities, their organizations and small businesses against the big financial and corporate interests in the city.
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address last night showed that his drive to "reinvent" Michigan is neither new nor a balm for this crisis-weary state.
Allowing Wal-Mart open a store here would be akin to letting in an economy-killing "Trojan Horse," says this city's Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, and he has a study to prove it.
With the jobless rate in the Rose City at 10.6 percent or 38,402 workers unemployed, the labor movement and its allies are fed up and fighting back.