The union workers of FairPoint believe in serving their customers, not kowtowing to the company's greedy Wall Street owners.
On Friday, Italy, the land of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Antonio Gramsci, and the home of the Vatican, came to a halt. Scopero! Strike! was the word of the day.
The report was done by Minnesotans for a Fair Economy and announced by Working America, an organization of some 3 million workers, including 300,000 in Minnesota.
The International Labor Communications Association honored the winners of its annual Labor Media Awards at a luncheon on Dec. 12.
It's getting there, but it's not too late yet to find that perfect holiday gift that carries a union label and is made in America.
Email has now become such a critical component of communications, in and out of unions.
For Amazon.com workers, the ruling means spending 25 minutes in line every day, unpaid, while waiting for a mandatory security check.
We've heard of employers mistreating their workers, but the following item out of Seattle is the latest entry in the "You gotta be kidding" category.
Implementation of new "free trade" pacts, and specifically the TPP between the U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim nations, could lead to mass unemployment in Latin America.
"Don't be afraid, come out and fight for your rights, see all these people here. This gives me hope."