The AFL-CIO hopes to lay out a strategy to unite workers across the country behind its Raising Wages Agenda and behind a broad program of progressive action.
All are employed by huge corporations that have been awarded contracts by the federal government, and all earn poverty wages.
While Chris Christie campaigns for the presidency, the people of New Jersey continue to suffer the consequences of his disastrous policies.
I was the Washington correspondent of the Daily World and received a packet in the mail of top secret FBI documents exposing the surveillance of tens of thousands of law-abiding people.
Union leaders passed a resolution that calls upon the AFL-CIO to add a demand for single-payer heath insurance to the federation's Raising Wages campaign.
An article recently written in Forbes by a Mr. Ralph Benko proposes "human capitalism" as the solution to the shrinking wages and economic stagnation.
The institutionalized prejudices and distorted practices that led to her death are unacceptable in a nation of equal justice under the law.
"Americans deserve better than mean-spirited, self-serving politicians."
James Palmer allegedly shot a protected lion known as Cecil with a crossbow in a killing that has outraged conservationists and others.