The UAW and its workers have been through a tumultuous period, as the 75-year-old union meets this week in Detroit.
"They got bailed out, we got sold out!" was the chant as over 150 trade unionists and community allies marched through downtown Oakland April 5, pausing at banks along the route to let their message soak in.
This morning's release of the government employment report showed 162,000 payroll jobs gained in March, the largest jump in three years.
President Obama is bypassing Republican obstructionists in the Senate this week and naming 15 people to administration positions, which the GOP has blocked for an average of 214 days.
The AFL-CIO Executive Council voted March 18 to support the Senate-passed health care bill, despite all its flaws.
Some 5,000 activists demanding "Health Care Now!" descended on the nation's capital March 9 to call for the arrest of the nation's leading health insurance executives.
Armando Robles, president of UE Local 1110 sat down with the People's World to reflect how life has changed since the sit-in.
The chair of the National Labor Relations Board yesterday came closer to taking an openly pro-labor stand than has any federal regulator in history when she blasted the "political paralysis" fostered by the GOP.
Last week the Republicans filibustered and effectively killed President Obama's nomination of Craig Becker, a long-time pro-labor lawyer. The AFL-CIO is not happy.
Union leaders reacting last night and today to President Obama's State of the Union address praised his emphasis on job creation.