With the current contract set to expire, contract negotiations for the 110,000 members of the United Auto Workers at Ford, GM and Chrysler opened.
President Obama visited a General Motors in Hamtramck and a Chrysler plant in Detroit Friday to celebrate the auto companies' comeback - but the comback has come with a cost.
The growing movement to "bail out the people, not the banks" came a step closer to being reality during a rally this past Friday at the United States Social Forum (USSF).
DETROIT - Labor made its presence felt at the U.S. Social Forum on Wednesday at a lively march and rally in the center of this ravaged city, calling for jobs and an end to cuts in city services.
More of us, those who labor for a living, need to understand our roots. Let me grab a beer as I take you on a field trip.