The AFL-CIO and other backers are urging the public to contact their senators immediately to tell them to vote "yes" on the bill.
With the Obama administration moving ahead with negotiations with Pacific Rim nations, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Teamsters President James Hoffa teamed up.
Planned cuts to the U.S. Postal Service that would cost more than 100,000 active workers their jobs and other cuts, prompted eight retired union Letter Carriers to begin a hunger strike in D.C. on June 25. t
Over 500 Unite Here members, brothers and sisters from other unions, and community allies rallied June 13 outside Orlando's only union hotel.
A spirited march of 150 youth and adult supporters stopped downtown traffic to honks of support on Saturday.
The U.S. will stay mired in an "economy mess" of low growth, low-paying jobs, rising income inequality and worse unless it fixes its political processes.
Labor groups, Latinos, African-Americans, women, and students must unite in a years-long campaign to restore and reclaim workers rights.
Below are excerpts of a speech by Richard Trumka to the Center for National Policy, a think tank that in concentrated on national security issues.
Former President George W. Bush lost U.S. jobs during a good economy. Obama has created jobs during the disastrous economy he inherited.
Monroe Energy LLC, a subsidiary of Delta Airlines, agreed to buy one of the three big petroleum product refineries, saving an estimated 5,000 jobs.