Some 200 workers protested outside the Bloomin' Brands corporate headquarters demanding that Bain Capital pay its workers more and stop outsourcing jobs.
A proposal to preserve collective bargaining rights for Michigan workers must be placed on the November ballot, the state's Court of Appeals has ruled.
Management at bankrupt Hostess products - maker of Twinkies, cupcakes, Wonder Bread and other baked goods - hit its unions with a "last, best" offer.
They're joined in their drive by other progressive groups, Hispanic groups - such as La Familia Vota - and labor allies.
The AFL-CIO has endorsed a nationwide boycott of Palermo's Pizza in response to the company's "blatant disregard of its workers' choice to form a union."
After years of defending itself against wave after wave of attacks, the labor movement seems to be mounting a full scale counter-offensive this summer.
The workers have been in contract negotiations since February, and are working under a contract that expired in April.
Support for striking Houston janitors mushroomed all over the country yesterday.
A federal district judge in D.C. has turned down the request to reconsider and reverse his prior ruling.