Angered by devastating budget cuts, threatened layoffs and school privatization, Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) members voted in a new leadership June 10.
The second world congress of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is a significant event. Taking place in Vancouver, Canada, June 21 through 25th, the congress theme is "The People Now: From the Crisis to Global Justice."
How inviting it looks, the fruit laid out for us in grocery stores and supermarkets in a profusion of bright color.
BERKELEY, Calif. - Workers at the popular Berkeley Bowl Marketplace supermarket here have fought hard to have a union, overcoming numerous unfair labor practices as well as efforts by pro-management employees to decertify the union.
The Congress Hotel workers enter their seventh year on strike -- the longest in American history.
The UAW and its workers have been through a tumultuous period, as the 75-year-old union meets this week in Detroit.
DALLAS -- While the Republicans hold their convention here, the Texas AFL-CIO held a press conference to highlight that these "fiscal conservatives" have dropped the state into an $18 billion deficit hole.
Today a young couple with two kids told me a sad story: they are giving their house, a house they had built just eight years ago, back to the bank.
WASHINGTON (PAI)--In a scene that one postal worker from Chicago said was unlike any other union conclave he ever attended.
There was justice in organized labor's efforts to unseat Blanche Lincoln - but the real issue is the unfulfilled historic legacy of its plans to organize the South.