OSHA's investigation of the 2010 explosion at a gunpowder plant in Colebrook, N.H., resulted in the issuance of 16 willful and more than 30 serious safety violation citations, along with a $1.2 million penalty
The company is in violation of the standards on freedom of association, the report notes, because of Nissan's "aggressive interference" with workers attempting to exercise their fundamental right to organize a union.
Labor leader Mahmoud Abu Odeh is hoping American trade unionists will help Palestinian workers achieve basic rights. He says it is a question of human needs shared by Americans, Palestinians and Israelis.
Hassan Juma'a Awad, president of the Iraq Federation of Oil Unions, was a guest at the AFL-CIO's convention where he spoke at an event organized by U.S. Labor Against the War.
On Aug. 30, 1966, civil rights lawyer Constance Baker Motley became the first African American woman to serve as a federal judge.
The ban violates the worker's labor law rights, ALJ Melissa Olivero ruled on August 14 in a case involving Fort Lauderdale-based Everglades University.
Pennsylvania American Water, subsidiary of one of the nation's richest utilities, apparently isn't content with letting its executives feed at the ratepayers' trough, the Utility Workers note.
Unions are lining up with civil rights groups and community organizations across the country and speaking out on the acquittal of George Zimmerman, the killer of Trayvon Martin, an un-armed teenager.
Over objections of Bureau of Prisons, the federal Justice Department agreed that female federal prison corrections officers, employed at the Coleman complex, suffered sexual harassment as a class.
On this day in 1954, the Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education that segregated schools were unconstitutional.