On the third day of the GOP convention, AFL-CIO marchers painted a picture of what would be a nightmare scenario in America if Mitt Romney were to be elected president.
The Republican Party's 2012 platform is so radical it would have the government "turn its back on its citizens" and trash every-thing from veterans' health care to food safety inspections, a top union leader says.
Romney's statement, in a written response to an FOP questionnaire, is in line with his attempt, as Massachusetts governor, to strip Fire Fighters and police officers throughout the state of their collective bargaining rights.
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.
Raising the federal minimum wage from its present $7.25 hourly to $9.80 over the next two years would create 100,000 new jobs.
The nation's Catholic bishops have strongly denounced worker exploitation in the U.S. economy, and reaffirmed the positive role that unions play.
Five flight attendants formed the Air Line Stewardesses Association, the first-ever labor union representing female flight attendants.