"Each generation makes its own history... We need your voices here now more than ever."
Unionized California teachers are among the many categories of workers nationwide whose unions are under attack by anti-labor lawmakers.
Colleen M. Kelley, the NTEU president for the last 16 years, will retire at the end of the union's convention this August.
A new report from the Berger-Marks Foundation gives working women a "how-to" guide to establish women's committees within unions.
"Today marks the first time in West Virginia history that our state officially reduced safety standards for coal miners."
Rauner intends to hurt "the men and women who do the real work of state government."
"America is begging for change on a grand scale; the kind of change that, quite frankly, has always been led by young people."
"The board remains committed to the critical work of this agency and fully carrying out the law."
The national decline in union membership and soaring wage inequity are inescapable twin realities that make absurd the blaming of unions for fiscal problems.
"We will continue the strike until we get a fair contract and a safer workplace."