Gold miners in Cripple Creek, Colorado, began a five-month strike in 1894, news of which travelled rapidly from one end of the country to the other,
The AFL-CIO is launching a presidential style mass nationwide campaign.
The long struggle by thousands of Avondale shipyard workers here to save their jobs appears to have been successful.
The conflict between almost 700 workers at five Connecticut nursing homes and their chain employer may be headed for the Supreme Court.
Michigan's two controversial right-to-work laws are headed on a fast track to the state's Supreme Court.
Service Employees Secretary-Treasurer Eliseo Medina told President Obama of SEIU's all-out commitment to immigration reform.
Bob Marley, who introduced reggae to the world and gave voice to the passion of oppressed people, was born 68 years ago in the Jamaican village of Nine Mile.
Declaring, "We are a union of immigrants," Auto Workers President Bob King elevated immigration reform to a top spot on the UAW's lobbying agenda.
The GOP majority in the Pennsylvania state capitol in Harrisburg is pushing a so-called "right-to-work" law in the Quaker State.
A coalition of organized labor, community activists, and religious groups demonstrated support Jan. 29 for legislative initiative to increase the minimum wage in New York State. The minimum wage for nonexempt employees in the state is currently set by the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.