From Pittsburgh to Peoria to Portland and from Washington to Detroit, workers came out this week to demand a hike in the federal minimum wage.
One year after the controversial U.S.-Colombian "free trade agreement", workers' rights have improved on paper, but very little on the ground.
George Cohen has stepped in to try to bring an agreement in the struggle of the Communications Workers and the Electrical Workers against Verizon.
A federal appeals court will review the ruling by a Republican judge in Texas that killed a union election at American Airlines.
"The labor movement and the faith community are joined at the hip."
"This election is not about our expectations. It is a choice between two different futures."
On this day, the United Autoworkers and the Teamsters formed the national trade union center, Alliance for Labor Action.
A global boycott of Hyatt hotels was launched today at a press conference.
Public sector job cuts are politically motivated, orchestrated by the Republicans and disproportionately hurting women and minorities.
A march of thousands from Con Ed's headquarters to New York City's Union Square, in 100-degree heat, added to the pressure on the rich utility.