A few hundred union members and community residents gathered at Youngstown State University in a kickoff rally to gather support for the statewide campaign to defeat Issue Number 2 on the Ohio ballot.
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.
Sometimes the mainstream media just doesn't get 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.
Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Levine, known for his detailed and personal verse about the working class, has been appointed the country's new poet laureate.