Cutting out a key component, if upheld, will have devastating consequences for working families and port communities plagued by dirty air and dead-end jobs.
Energized by President Obama's bold call for passage of the American Jobs Act, civil rights and labor groups are calling for a national march in Washington to support it.
High school students are protesting Sears's purchase of clothing from a factory where a supervisor is an unpunished serial rapist of young females.
The Department of Justice announced it would sue to block the proposed $39 billion merger between AT&T and T-Mobile USA.
Hundreds of workers and their allies at events throughout Ohio rallied this week for jobs and to restore union and voting rights under siege.
It appears that the GOP is not alone in initiating voter suppression: Americans for Prosperity has joined in on the action.
With the GOP holding a 19-14 lead in the state senate, labor-backed Democrats needed to win three of the six races to wrest control.
The bosses don't want lots of union workers because they tend to break down the racial divide that has slowed progress in this part of the country ever since the end of the Civil War.
Despite GOP shenanigans, labor-backed Democratic State Senate hopefuls swept six races in the first round of Wisconsin's state recall elections.
Several young activists dressed as zombies spent the night on the steps in front of City Hall to participate in the following day's City Council meeting.