There's a very simple way for employers to avoid having their workers keel over from heat exhaustion or die from heat stroke: "Water, rest, and shade."
With the presidential campaign in full swing following President Obama's formal re-election announcement, two top unions jumped in hard.
The National Council of La Raza, has joined the campaign against an Obama administration Agriculture Department proposal to speed up poultry plant processing lines.
Labor, community and faith allies, along with low-wage workers have something to be excited about here in the Show-Me-State.
For over 30 years the labor movement has faced relentless corporate, political, and right-wing attack. And since the "great recession," this attack has risen in intensity and viciousness.
The Associated Builders and Contractors proclaims itself the national voice of non-union construction companies. However, it actually represents just a small share of U.S. contractors.
The highly profitable aerospace contractor forced 3,600 workers to strike over its demand to eliminate traditional defined-benefit pensions.
Monroe Energy LLC, a subsidiary of Delta Airlines, agreed to buy one of the three big petroleum product refineries, saving an estimated 5,000 jobs.
Union members and their allies raised the roof at the corporation's annual shareholder meeting yesterday.
He seeks an open U.S. House seat this fall in the Democratic-leaning district centered around the state capital.