On this day, the United Autoworkers and the Teamsters formed the national trade union center, Alliance for Labor Action.
A global boycott of Hyatt hotels was launched today at a press conference.
Public sector job cuts are politically motivated, orchestrated by the Republicans and disproportionately hurting women and minorities.
A march of thousands from Con Ed's headquarters to New York City's Union Square, in 100-degree heat, added to the pressure on the rich utility.
Jon Maus' name may not have specifically come up at the bargaining conference in of the paperworkers, but his horrifying death did.
The Service Employees and Jobs With Justice joined a last-minute campaign to get Congress to raise the minimum wage.
The AFL-CIO and other backers are urging the public to contact their senators immediately to tell them to vote "yes" on the bill.
Two hundred thirty members of USW Local 624 have been on strike since May at the Husky Energy refinery, mainly over family issues.
Tomorrow the Houston janitors' strike, now in its second week, will spread to eight cities across the country. The strike has garnered significant national support.
"Enough." That's what lobstermen along the Maine coast are saying in unison.