On Feb. 17, with the support of community and business leaders, they gathered in front of a Walmart Express store and fought back.
Labor rights and democracy are in grave danger in the Hoosier state.
MADISON, Wis. - Participants in the drive by United Wisconsin to collect more than a million signatures to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker celebrated long and hard here last night.
The people of Wisconsin today submitted over a million signatures on petitions to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker, 460,000 more than needed to trigger a recall election.
The wind industry has an ongoing situation that needs to be remedied; they have fallen short on worker safety.
More than 1,000 labor, civil and immigrant rights activists met in Phoenix, Ariz., last week during the "We Are One" summit hosted by the NACCP.
A group of 18 warehouse workers here filed a lawsuit in federal court Nov. 18 against two staffing firms they say are not paying them for the hours they worked.
This holiday season, the National Consumers League is issuing a reminder to part-time and seasonal workers of their rights and protections under federal labor laws and warning them about the prevalence of abuses in the workplace.
"What we saw was never to be imagined: When the work day ends, farm workers - men, women, and children - returned to grim camps."
The August earthquake shook loose some stones on the Washington Monument, but 10,000 protesters demanding "Jobs NOW" shook the obelisk again on Oct. 15.