Two world-changing figures from the worlds of politics and music were born 72 years ago today, June 18, 1942.
The latest attack on teachers and their unions was handed down on June 10 by Judge Rolf M. Treu of Los Angeles Superior Court, in his ruling on Vergara v. California.
"There's an aspect of capitalist development that is introducing problems in areas of education, including reading, and that's forced us into something of a crisis."
Some of the 300 delegates and guests of the Communist Party USA's 30th Convention kicked off their party's gathering with a labor history tour of the Windy City.
Could we see a new movement to leverage the power of the public purse against the corporate pay policies that do so much to leave us more unequal?
San Franciscans will vote this November on whether to gradually increase the city-wide minimum wage to $15 an hour.
The workers are still part-timers, and their compensation is still far from the level that New Haven school custodians enjoyed before the privatization hit.
On this day in 1935, inventor Edwin Armstrong gave the first public demonstration of FM (frequency modulation) radio broadcasting in Alpine, New Jersey.
The Bricklayers became the latest union to join the BlueGreen Alliance, a coalition of 16 unions and environmental groups working together.
Low-wage hourly employees battling wage theft at Ma Laboratories , a distributor of high-tech products headquartered here, received strong support at a rally June 6.