Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., plans to introduce the Emergency Jobs to Restore the American Dream Act, which will put over 2 million people to work.
With the GOP holding a 19-14 lead in the state senate, labor-backed Democrats needed to win three of the six races to wrest control.
Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Levine, known for his detailed and personal verse about the working class, has been appointed the country's new poet laureate.
This crime, tragic and vile as it is, seems to only be the latest example of long-standing racism that appears to permeate Mississippi to the core.
In Chicago, a rare victory was celebrated by immigrant rights supporters when a Polish woman was finally reunited with her family after the U.S. deported her four years ago.
At rallies, meetings, marches, demonstrations and press conferences from one end of the nation to the other demands for massive job creation are challenging the tea party inspired focus on the federal deficit.
The recession hasn't been good for anyone, but children have been especially hard hit says a new report by the Children's Defense Fund.
Jobs with Justice has broadened the base of support for working people, and they have inventively multiplied the arsenal of labor's strategies.
According to new study too much time spent on social networking sites can cause teens to develop narcissistic tendencies and anti-social behavior
Connecticut state workers are now voting for the second time on a tentative agreement reached by their unions and Gov. Malloy to "save jobs, protect benefits and preserve services."