The ongoing fight to protect Medicare and Medicaid today from right-wing "reforms" is in sharp contrast to the victory of July 30, 1965.
More than 40 immigrant rights, labor, faith, and other leaders were arrested today on Capitol Hill protesting against unjust immigration policies.
A mile or so beyond the pavement down a gravel road, the historic Kriedler Cemetery lay nestled in between farm fields and showed the wear of time.
Nissan is in the news and again it's for the wrong reasons.
The company also has agreed to post a notice informing workers of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act and to hold a union election.
"We deserve more, we deserve $15 and a union; we work hard and we deserve more money."
"I've never stood up for anything in my life, but this is too much to give up."
The federal government has opened a legally required review of a rule designed to cut or eliminate worker exposure to blood-borne illnesses.
The IBEW has called for a change to the Affordable Care Act so workers covered by multi-employer plans don't get hurt or lose coverage.
The contract covered 10,000 workers and provided seniority, hiring, and a medical plan.