States and cities frequently shower firms with millions of dollars in tax breaks, all in the name of gaining - or keeping - jobs. The corporate rich get richer from it.
No matter how this is recast or repackaged, the bottom line is the hard-working men and women employed at takeover targets get the short end of the stick.
Machinists who work for Boeing in the Puget Sound area, around Portland, Ore., and in Wichita, Kansas, narrowly approved an eight-year contract extension with Boeing.
ALEC "strips away rights" of workers and voters "in the interests of the power they represent," AFT president Randi Weingarten says.
American CEOs and boards of directors should take note of Pope Francis' recent suspension of the "Bishop of Bling."
The union is continuing its fight for retired miners and their families in the courts, in Congress and through community action.
Corporate ineptitude on a big U.S. Navy shipbuilding contract is looming over the latest organizing drive among Austal shipyard workers there.
A working father with a high school education, Marvin was one of 18 minimum wage workers gathered at a South Side job center to discuss the need for higher pay.
"We stand in Congress on the side of the 99 percent against the one percent. So we need this campaign, we need to raise the minimum wage."
It was today in 1979 when rock star Tom Petty filed for bankruptcy, thereby challenging his record label, MCA, and the practice of what some would call indentured servitude.