January

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Health reform begins to affect union members covered on the job

PORTLAND, Ore. - The Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act, signed into law March 23, 2010, by Democratic President Barack Obama, is starting to affect health insurance plans that union members and their families are enrolled in.

AFL-CIO prez: Labor must reach out to survive

DETROIT - Saying the labor movement has become too small and too inward-looking to defeat corporate power by itself, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told the Auto Workers legislative conference that unions must build wider coalitions to achieve their legislative and political goals.

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Labor Department drafts rules to protect more health care workers

Obama's Labor Department will likely bring more home healthcare workers under protection of federal minimum wage and overtime laws.