December

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Wind industry blows off worker safety

The wind industry has an ongoing situation that needs to be remedied; they have fallen short on worker safety.

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West coast Occupy movement targets corporate giants at ports

Occupy Oakland demonstrators shut down the Port of Oakland  Dec. 12 as part of a West Coast-wide protest against giant corporations at ports from San Diego to Anchorage, Alaska.

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10,000 in New York march again for jobs

The Central Labor Council was the main force behind a march for jobs here yesterday that filled the streets from 32nd Street and Broadway to Union Square.

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Jobless rate drops to 8.6% because 315,000 drop out altogether

This morning's government report was full of unsettling statistics.

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Jobless enter Capitol, demand benefits extension

Two hundred unemployed workers marched into the halls of Congress yesterday and served their lawmakers with 75,000 signatures on petitions demanding extension of unemployment benefits for the six million Americans about to lose them.

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Chicago PeoplesWorld.org readers celebrate growing fightback

They came to celebrate election victories in Ohio and across the country, the surging recall campaign in Wisconsin and the spreading Occupy movement.