It has been a cornerstone of the civil rights movement, by ensuring that every American citizen, regardless of race or language, has equal access to the vote.
The Ironworkers are trying to find jobs for 280 non-union colleagues left high and dry without pay when a large non-union Michigan contractor suddenly shut its doors.
"It appears Honeywell is more interested in intimidating our members with a show of force than in bargaining for a settlement."
Republican House Speaker Boehner is pushing a lawsuit against Obama to deflect attention from the fact that there are unmet needs in this country and his party has no agenda.
America's union leaders and the workers they represent are not going to take it anymore; they are determined to fight the attacks on labor.
The ongoing fight to protect Medicare and Medicaid today from right-wing "reforms" is in sharp contrast to the victory of July 30, 1965.
Union and community activists called on the iconic computer and smartphone manufacturer to push for fair treatment of security workers.
This national trade union center organized unorganized workers and pursued progressive political and social projects.
Letter carriers are concerned about the privatization threat and the threat to eliminate Saturday delivery, and about attempts to end door to door delivery service altogether.
Chants of "U.S. mail is not for sale" echoed through the canyons of Chicago's downtown skyscrapers as thousands of union postal workers, teachers and other supporters rallied