On August 24, 1827, The Journeymen Mechanics' Advocate began publication in Philadelphia, the outgrowth of a strike by carpenters demanding a shorter, 10-hour day.
Calling its old website static and often confusing to navigate, the AFL-CIO, after a year of work, revamped its site.
Here in the U.S., hundreds of union members and Occupy activists picketed the British Embassy in Washington and British consulates elsewhere.
Teachers, steelworkers, electricians, firefighters and other union members, their families and supporters, rallied here on the Southeast Side to defend teachers and union rights.
On the final day of their International Convention 2011, the United Steel Workers (USW) introduced the union's new Paul Wellstone award. The first recipients are: actor and chair of TransAfrica, Danny Glover; and Ed Shultz, host of the Ed Shultz Show on MSNBC.
In the video, Darrel Lillie, president of local 7-669 talks about the last 13 months and the issues involved.
Labor and community activists gathered in Granite City, Ill., to remember the 1877 St. Louis general strike.
The U.S. Department of Labor launched a new application for smart-phone users that aims to empower workers to stand up for their rights if employers deny them their hard-earned pay.
A 30-month struggle by The News-paper Guild of New York with one of the world's big wire services, Thomson-Reuters over "tweets" critical of working conditions.
Young workers organize Baltimore's We Are One event.