NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A majority of workers at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee have signed cards favoring the union's representation in creating a German-style works council at the plant, a top United Auto Workers official said.
The union members of tomorrow are not going to be reached in the same manner as their predecessors. Twenty-five percent of U.S. voters are no longer watching television
Gebre's first attempt at union organizing in Orange County was a smashing success. He successfully signed up 400 workers who toiled as sorters of trash.
As Labor Day 2013 approaches unions in America are re-assessing themselves in a way they never have before.
Gold miners in Cripple Creek, Colorado, began a five-month strike in 1894, news of which travelled rapidly from one end of the country to the other,
On November 30, 1854, "Fighting Mary" Eliza McDowell, also known as the "Angel of the Stockyards," was born in Chicago.
The textile workers' strike of 1934 was the largest strike in U.S. labor history at the time, involving as many as 500,000 textile workers from New England, the Mid-Atlantic states and the U.S. Southern states,.
A key voice in the design of the Employee Free Choice Act, Acuff spoke about how much change the very modest improvements in labor law the bill would bring, with his signature faith in working people.
Youth, the unemployed, elected officials, educators, union leaders, and the business community were all represented at a public hearing.
The union's slogan is "United we bargain, divided we beg."