Delegates from all over the country, representing some 270,000 Unite Here members, are converging on this city June 25-27 for the union's constitutional convention.
The American Federation of Government Employees today formally endorsed Alison Lundergan Grimes for election to the U.S. Senate.
Holmes, one of hundreds of workers who traveled to today's White House Summit On Working Families, explained to Obama about how Walmart mistreated her when she was pregnant.
"We are not letting anybody divide the unions of the Connecticut AFL-CIO!" exclaimed Randi Weingarten to a standing ovation and loud applause.
Title IX prohibits federally funded educational institutions from discriminating against students or employees based on sex.
On June 19, 1937, police in Youngstown, Ohio, used tear gas on women and children, including at least one infant in his mother's arms, during the historic strike at Republic Steel.
Obama administration Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is arguing for revisions in federal laws to make them more family-friendly.
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."