The bill would have forced workers to "opt-in" to having their dues taken out of their paychecks--a scheme that weakens unions.
The provisions, inserted in a huge DOD bill by House Republicans, are among the reasons the administration told Congress the president's advisors "would recommend he veto the bill."
Big changes require big struggles, and "May Day 2016 -- Fighting for Our Future" set a powerful and inspiring framework for the labor battles and elections this year.
Unions and workers have been campaigning for years to keep 2-person crews on all freight and passenger trains, citing safety reasons.
Thousands of people marched for a more just society and to confront the face of bigotry and classism: the Republican front runner for president, Donald Trump.
It's often forgotten, but May Day, the original, real, workers' holiday, originated in the U.S.
The "reassignment" to a different position smelled like retribution for the outspoken principal's public criticism of the Chicago mayor.
Workers have marched through the streets and demanded recognition of independent unions.
We Americans like to think of ourselves as a middle-class country where the top is not out of reach and the bottom doesn't pose such a grim, cautionary specter.
This Friday marks the one-year anniversary of Obama's announcement of executive action on immigration.