Postal workers and their supporters here were among many thousands throughout the country who demonstrated to save the U.S. Postal Service from austerity measures
Contracting out federal jobs to the private sector wastes billions of dollars, a new study shows.
The nation's postal unions and the U.S. Postal Service's management have collided over management's latest plan to close what it says is a yawning deficit: mass layoffs, violating union contracts, and cuts in health care.
Labor leaders met for more than an hour with President Obama on Tuesday, urging him to focus on jobs for the remainder of his first term.
Now comes the latest labor protest: The July 13 Michigan Nurses Association's "Governor Snyder's 'No Soup for You'" kitchen.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and other panelists convened by the labor federation offered ideas on July 11 on how to get the U.S. out of its persistent jobs crisis.
Discussing the negotiations on the debt ceiling got me thinking about some early experiences in the labor movement.
The 3.2-million-member National Education Association has endorsed President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign.
As the nation's top CEOs held a June 14 summit in Chicago, 5,000 angry demonstrators outside chanted, "You got bailed out, we got sold out!"
Thousands of state workers are expected for a question and answer session about the tentative agreement hammered out by their unions.