Only nine of the men working in the mine at the time of the disaster were able to escape, after one of them got to safety and returned with a rescue team and equipment.
If you are one of the millions of workers who count on overtime to stretch your paycheck, it's time to tell House Republicans, "Don't cut my overtime with your so-called Working Families Flexibility Act."
The special representative to the National War Labor Board issued a report setting forth provisions respecting wage rates for women working in war industries.
Each day in this country, 150 workers die from job injuries and occupational diseases. Around the globe, the toll is vast, with 2.3 million workers dying and 317 million workers injured on the job each year.
But, in a tight budget environment for domestic programs and with House Republicans' hostility towards workers, there appear to be long odds against the success of his plan.
Instead, Hyatt Hotels announced its nomination of a longtime financial executive and McDonald's Board Member, Cary McMillan, to join its board of directors.
"When people use the word "immigrant" as an insult or as a way to degrade people - I take it personally."
On the orders of President Roosevelt, the U.S. Army seized the Chicago headquarters of the unionized Montgomery Ward & Co. after management twice defied the NLRB.
Hundreds of Chicago's retail and fast food workers rallied at St. James Cathedral last night after having walked off their jobs early in the day.
The workers were protesting at the South Carolina Medical College Hospital demanding wage increases and union recognition.