Each day in this country, 150 workers die from job injuries and occupational diseases. Around the globe, the toll is vast, with 2.3 million workers dying and 317 million workers injured on the job each year.
City workers gathered in front of City Hall April 2 with a message for City Council members starting to discuss a new two-year budget.
In a message on CWA's website, the union wants 100,000 signatures by April 5 on their demand that the Obama administration reverse TSA chief John Pistole's order.
"No contract, no peace!" chanted over fifty demonstrators from SEIU/USWW (Service Employees International Union/United Service Workers West) here Mar. 12.
The Amalgamated Transit Union commended the Transportation Department for ordering a charter bus company off the road after a crash in Oregon.
In the worst industrial disaster in Mass. state history, the Pemberton Mill in Lawrence collapsed on January 10, 1860, trapping 900 workers, most of them recent immigrants, many women and children
One-day strikes affected seven Summit hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area, involving up to 3,200 nurses and several hundred medical technicians.
The November conviction of a non-union intercity bus driver on four manslaughter counts ignores the real problem drivers face.
In a spirited act of civil disobedience, 14 clergy, labor and community leaders were arrested for blocking access to Walmart's midwestern distribution centerin Elwood, Ill.