Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, along with Victor Reuther, will be inducted into Labor's International Hall of Fame on May 17 in Washington, D.C.
Thousands of volunteers are fanning out across Ohio circulating petitions to repeal Senate Bill 5, a measure stripping collective bargaining rights from over 350,000 public employees.
Though unions are under attack in states from Wisconsin to Maine by tea party-backed Republican governors, they are winning the war of public opinion, according to the results of a new poll.
Union members from Canada and the United States rallied at Peace Arch Park on the U.S.-Canada border, April 2, as part of the April 4 week of We Are One events.
Anyone who thinks the upsurge by workers all across America is not of historic proportions hasn't been paying attention.
Protesters still occupy the state Capitol, while thousands demand to be let in.
SAN FRANCISCO - For two hardworking women, International Human Rights Day 2010 was an occasion to celebrate. Victoria Aquino and Lourdes Torres, who came to the U.S. from the Philippines in recent years and worked as caregivers in a San Francisco rest home, have won a settlement from their employer totaling over $70,000 in unpaid wages and penalties.
Regardless of where one stands on the political spectrum, there is wide agreement that the labor movement knows how to "kick ass," when it comes to elections.
AFSCME members celebrated the life and sadly accepted the retirement of Secretary-Treasurer William Lucy after a 57 year stint with the union.