National Nurses United and the Congressional Progressive Caucus relaunched their drive for a financial transactions tax.
Fast-food workers and community and faith leaders protested systemic wage theft in the industry, just after the first-ever national poll of fast-food workers showed companies lare stealing money from 89 percent of their employees.
Three years after it was added as a side pact to the controversial U.S.-Colombia "free trade" pact, the Labor Action Plan designed to improve workers' lot and their rights is a failure.
Affordable, quality health care and secure, union jobs are both threatened by the growing consolidation and monopolization of the medical industry.
Domino's drivers were illegally deprived of car maintenance payments and tips and employees were not paid overtime rates for working more than 40 hours in a week.
"Hello my name is is Miles, and according to the governor of New Mexico I am a big union boss."
In yet another right-wing attack on the NLRB, top Republicans unveiled legislation to lengthen union recognition election campaigns.
The nation's unions need new approaches to recruit and retain younger workers, Service Employees President Mary Kay Henry says.
"What's another term for an insatiable monster hell-bent on savagely devouring everything in its sight? The Ryan Budget."
The NWLC released a report featuring new information that underscores the urgent need to strengthen workplace protections from sexual harassment.