North Texas activists this week protested the dumping of pension and health care rights.
A lively crowd of around 200 labor and community activists, gathering at IBEW Local 232 headquarters, kicked off a campaign to raise the minimum wage in San Jose.
Four enormous security companies have agreed to recognize the SEIU -- and begin negotiating a union contract -- for about 500 Portland-area security guards.
On August 15, 1914, the Panama Canal officially opened, after 32 years of construction and an estimated 28,000 worker deaths.
These avid outdoors folk speak about the importance of their union job, which allows them the financial resources and the vacation time to go hunting and fishing.
Despite the church's pro-union doctrines, embraced in Catholic Social Thought for more than 120 years, those leaders often act just like corporate executives when it comes to labor relations.
The 45,000 workers and their allies came to hear labor leaders, community activists, and elected officials voice their frustration with politicians' failure to address the needs of working people.
A five-man Central Executive Council was established, dues were set, and the official motto became "Schedule with Safety."
At July's rate, it would take more than eight years to get back to full employment.