Over the last 5 years, government employment has dropped by 657,000 as a result of the Great Recession's effects. It's worth considering how much of that drop has hit public K-12 schools.
International union organizations are joining a drive to free top Colombian labor leader Huber Ballesteros "without delay."
The U.S. delegation to the UN, which included NAACP board member Eleanor Roosevelt, refused to introduce the petition.
The Medicine Lodge Treaty is the overall name for three treaties signed between the United States government and southern Plains Indian tribes in October 1867.
"Retirees are sick and tired of being scapegoats for these politicians in Washington. Social Security recipients and pensioners have already been hit hard."
The time for government action is now. In the days and weeks to come, labor and immigrant rights organizations will hold more dramatic actions.
The turnaround came ten years after the commission had filed a complaint that African Americans, Latinos, other minorities, and women were being unfairly treated.
The film was written/directed/produced by members of the original "Hollywood Ten," who were blacklisted for their refusal to cooperate with the government witch hunts against communists.
Union leaders welcomed Congress' end of the two-week partial federal shutdown and the decision to suspend the nation's debt limit, thus avoiding what would have been a first-ever default.
Fast food workers and their supporters packed a Wendy's restaurant in Oakland Oct. 15, demanding a living wage and labor rights.