The nation's largest labor federation, the AFL-CIO, rolled out here today its first- ever Raising Wages agenda.
Many of the people gathering in Washington this morning at the first-ever AFL-CIO National Summit on Raising Wages didn't have an easy time getting here.
The union workers of FairPoint believe in serving their customers, not kowtowing to the company's greedy Wall Street owners.
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.
In a Q and A with journalists from Detroit and across the country, addressing "inequality" in the workplace and community was a common thread.
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.
Delta Airlines' decision to fire a veteran baggage handler for speaking out in support of low-wage workers has elicited widespread criticism.
Fast food workers walked off the job from one end of the country to the other today, with police arresting hundreds of workers engaging in civil disobedience.