Letter carriers are concerned about the privatization threat and the threat to eliminate Saturday delivery, and about attempts to end door to door delivery service altogether.
Having organized over 10,000 new members in the past year, delegates enthusiastically agreed to organize at least 10,000 new members every year until their next convention in 2019.
The poverty and suffering of Guatemalans, and especially indigenous Guatemalans, is rooted in long term U.S. policy in the region.
Strong words came amid contrasting images of emergency workers and off-duty coal miners across sunflower fields searching for charred pieces of wreckage from the Boeing 777.
A small band of courageous and principled young Cubans stormed the Moncada Barracks, the beginning of a movement that has changed the world forever.
The Laborers International Union identified a second possible case of child labor on Minnesota construction sites and has alerted authorities at both the state and national level.
"It makes no sense that manufacturing workers and taxpayers are still being asked to subsidize the cost of shipping our jobs overseas with a tax loophole that should be eliminated."
The meeting came on the heels of the announcement that CPS was cutting over $50 million from neighborhood schools and diverting it to politically connected charter school.
The illegal Turkish occupation has now gone on for some 40 years, and progressive minded people the world over should take a keen interest.