Twenty-eight photojournalists were out the door in a blink; it was as if they pushed a button and deleted a whole culture.
By a 231-192 tally, yet another House Republican move to trash workers' rights and incomes went down the drain on June 4.
Richard Trumka said the Senate should "move expeditiously" to approve Obama's nominees for the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for DC.
Brooklyn Cablevision workers voted to join the CWA and make it their bargaining representative. They've been in negotiations for a fair contract ever since then, with no success.
Union leaders from the U.S. and Europe are questioning the value and safeguards for workers in a proposed "free trade" pact between the world's two largest trading areas.
Much later, in 1938, the country would get a federal minimum wage law under the Fair Labor Standards Act. But this initial law was still a powerful move.
"There is no progress without jobs, and there are no jobs without fiscal responsibility."
Union brothers and sisters and community supporters organized a barbecue for a caravan of striking Walmart workers who stopped in Orlando on May 28.
Today in labor history in 1900 the International Ladies Garment Workers Union was founded in New York City by seven local unions, with a few thousand members between them.