NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Elected officials, union members and community supporters piled into a school bus and seven cars last Saturday, July 24, for a 10 mile solidarity caravan in support of nursing home workers on the 101st day of their strike.
WASHINGTON (PAI)--Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., is trying to get the nation's home health care workers the right to earn at least the minimum wage and overtime.
Some 15,000 construction workers in Chicagoland have been on strike for weeks over wages and health care benefits.
More than 200 workers were on the picket line last week in Metropolis, Ill., after their employer, Honeywell International, locked them out of their jobs, June 28.
HARTFORD, Conn. - A speakout by family members and friends of residents at Park Place nursing home marked the 65th day of a strike by nearly 400 District 1199 health care workers.
SEATTLE - At his 90th birthday party, April 24, Will Parry picked up his guitar and led 400 union brothers and sisters, family, comrades, and friends in singing "Carry It On," ending, "No more tears, for we're still singing."
Nurses, nursing assistants and elder-care support staff at four skilled nursing homes operated by Spectrum Healthcare went on strike in four Connecticut cities this week.
The 4-million-member Alliance for Retired Americans celebrated the health care reform law at its recent convention, and prepared for the upcoming mid-term elections.
The Alliance for Retired Americans rocked their first plenary session with appearances by AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer Liz Shuler, Labor Department Secretary Hilda Solis and others.
SAN FRANCISCO - The giant hotel corporations that dominate this city's top hotels may think they can hide behind the current economic crisis to force workers to accept a contract full of takeaways.