Proving that stupid political statements are not confined to the "Lower 48" of the nation's 50 states, the Republican mayor of Anchorage called union dues "slavery."
In yet another right-wing attack on the NLRB, top Republicans unveiled legislation to lengthen union recognition election campaigns.
Gerard ran down a range of progressive initiatives Obama has proposed during his five years in the Oval Office. Then he launched his blast at the GOP.
Thousands jammed the streets around the State Capitol building here today to protest the latest in a sting of attempts by state Republicans to kill union rights for public workers and eventually all workers in Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO is cheering a judge's ruling bouncing the state's GOP-passed "voter ID" law, but the story isn't over yet.
Organized labor, with its community allies, will "play heavily" in state gubernatorial and legislative races next year, its top two political operatives say.
A Republican-named federal judge took another hack at the NLRB, ruling that President Obama illegally named its top enforcement officer.
WASHINGTON - Union leaders, both in Detroit and nationally, blasted the decision of Detroit's state-appointed financial czar to file for bankruptcy for the 750,000-person Motor City, even as they scrambled to try to help their members and retirees who suddenly face a very uncertain future.
A working father with a high school education, Marvin was one of 18 minimum wage workers gathered at a South Side job center to discuss the need for higher pay.
The U.S. Senate could be about to make some historic changes in the way it operates if Harry Reid, the labor movement, and its allies have their way.