This Friday afternoon in Springfield, Missouri, a small group of fast food workers gathered in the meeting room of a public library to discuss their fight for a living wage.
NIOSH found what UFCW called "a drastic level of injury" to workers even at the present speeds.
Oklahoma Republican Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a bill prohibiting cities, counties, and their citizens the right to set a mandatory minimum wage.
All those struggling in New York and nationally for a better life could not help but take notice: Labor solidarity worked!
Joined by legislators, advocates, and Minnesotans from across the state, Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill into law raising Minnesota's minimum wage for the first time since 2005.
Eleven disabled workers, whom former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg laid off (fired) will get their jobs back, thanks to their AFSCME local.
It wasn't good luck that brought about workplace changes at Walmart. It was the hard work and the mobilization of workers and community supporters across the nation in Our Walmart.
Affordable, quality health care and secure, union jobs are both threatened by the growing consolidation and monopolization of the medical industry.
Domino's drivers were illegally deprived of car maintenance payments and tips and employees were not paid overtime rates for working more than 40 hours in a week.
The nation's unions need new approaches to recruit and retain younger workers, Service Employees President Mary Kay Henry says.