"Nurse-to-patient ratios is sound public policy, raising the bar for public safety."
The legislation is important both for jobs creation and to repair and replace the nation's crumbling infrastructure and to repair, replace and upgrade bus and subway systems.
It's now or never; today, the House is going to vote again on Fast Track-and we're hearing it's going to come down to the wire.
Following effective worker lobbying, meetings, phone calls and 10,000 post cards, RTW legislation was defeated by a 90-52 margin in the state House.
Unions and their allies are doubling up their pressure on Congress to derail Fast Track for good.
The TPP deal would trash workers' rights, kill jobs, and open the floodgates to new rounds of outsourcing.
Unionists continue to campaign to get lawmakers to reject the scheme that would grease the skids for secret trade pacts.
Labor is increasing its attention on the GOP-run House, where the vote is expected to be much closer and up for grabs.
In a rebuke to GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner's anti-worker agenda, the Democratic-run Illinois House voted his bill down.
Why was there a one-person train crew and no Positive Train Control system?