Mine workers are now demanding criminal prosecution of 18 Massey Coal Company executives - including retired CEO Don Blankenship - for "industrial homicide."
Firefighters rallied tens of thousands of fans at last Sunday's football game between the Cleveland Browns and Seattle Seahawks.
Carolina farmers perpetrate lousy working conditions in the state's fields, and the state Labor Department looks the other way.
The National Taxi Workers Alliance made history when it officially became a full member of the nation's largest labor federation, the AFL-CIO.
The federal agency is warning the nation's hair salons - again - about the exposure of their low-paid female workers to formaldehyde present in hair smoothing and straightening products.
Seattle's mayor signed the historic bill Friday. Every worker in the city, depending upon his or her conditions of employment, is now guaranteed five to nine sick days per year.
The ideology expressed by Costello and his ilk is dangerously close to the rhetoric of eugenicists, the pre-Nazi pseudo-scientific movement.
Over 400 union women came to the Coalition of Labor Union Women's 16th Biennial Convention in Orlando, September 7-10, to demand equality and to defend union rights. The women came from many different unions to speak in one voice for working women.
So you still don't think courts are important to workers? Betty Dukes and Nolan Koewler can quickly set you straight.
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt once said, "There are only two ways to bring about protection for workers... legislation and unionization."