Federal contracting officers will begin receiving data on prospective contractors' wage theft records.
Unemployment for African-American teenagers jumped by 33,000 from May to June, and their joblessness rose to 31.2 percent.
The long-running saga revolving around the Auto Workers campaign to organize the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., continues.
"Always follow safety training. Working safely and carefully may slow you down, but ignoring safe work procedures is a fast track to injury."
The new wage theft coalition will focus on identifying and implementing solutions.
Can you imagine working five weeks in a row and earning nothing?
"I had to work out of necessity. My mother couldn't support my younger siblings alone, and I'm the eldest daughter."
Some 40,000 Verizon workers from Maine down through Virginia marched back to work today after a company-forced 45-day strike earned them victories.
Up to 2,000 union members and community allies filled Cedar Street May 5 to support 986 union members whose jobs are threatened.
Such contrasts lead the AFL-CIO to publish its yearly study comparing CEO pay and the median pay of U.S. workers.