Hundreds of AFGE members marched on Capitol Hill on Feb. 11 campaigning for national and union causes.
The 800 workers stood strong and with a broad array of public support forced the administration of the community hospital to end the lockout.
If the union wins, the victory would make VW the UAW's second plant in the Volunteer State, but its first successful organizing drive in years in the anti-union South.
Gerard ran down a range of progressive initiatives Obama has proposed during his five years in the Oval Office. Then he launched his blast at the GOP.
Union leaders welcomed the NLRB's proposals. The right wing House GOP and the National Retail Federation screamed.
Business and right wing backers of so-called "right to work" laws really want "the right for them to eliminate your right to have a say in your work."
Environmental activists, among them many union members, are escalating their protests against approval of the pipeline.
The latest Postal Service overhaul bill, which stalled after the relevant Senate committee started work on it on Jan. 29, would axe 100,000 jobs.
With virtually unanimous player support, and Steelworker backing, football players at Northwestern University filed a formal petition and signed union recognition election cards.
Home child care workers in Connecticut are poised to win their first union contract, with a vote count scheduled for Feb. 14.