The Obama administration and the American Federation of Government Employees are clashing over collective bargaining rights for thousands of health care workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Rampant secrecy about pay, often written into employers' rules and "employee handbooks," helps fuel pay discrimination against women on the job, a panel of equal pay advocates says.
We Are Ohio announced Friday that 714,000 signatures had already been collected, more than triple the required amount, in the drive to repeal the anti-worker law.
AFL-CIO President Trumka and Service Employees Secretary-Treasurer Medina are blasting the GOP's latest anti-worker gambit: Forcing firms to use a faulty employee verification scheme, called "E-verify."
Around 40 percent of all the hourly-wage workers in Philadelphia have no sick days. The bill, if it becomes law, would enable workers to earn one hour of paid sick time for every 40 hours worked.
The third big front in the right-wing Republican-business state-by-state war on workers, in Missouri, ended when the state legislature adjourned in May.
Sixty workers who have been on strike at Chicago's Congress Hotel for eight years were joined June 15 by hundreds of supporters at a rally outside the hotel.
Wisconsin AFL-CIO head Phil Neuenfeldt assailed the state Supreme Court for reinstating the union-busting law, called the ruling "an affront to our democracy."
Hundreds of labor, faith and community activists are demanding a fair labor contract for union grocery workers at three supermarkets in the Los Angeles area.
As the nation's top CEOs held a June 14 summit in Chicago, 5,000 angry demonstrators outside chanted, "You got bailed out, we got sold out!"