All are employed by huge corporations that have been awarded contracts by the federal government, and all earn poverty wages.
Unionists at the confab included a large delegation from the CWA, a former top Unite Here activist, and AFL-CIO officials Liz Shuler and Tefere Gebre.
On this date in 1886, brewery workers in San Francisco declared a historic victory against the brewery owners.
The Obama administration is blasting a GOP-authored money bill that would underfund the Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services Depts.
The two leading Democratic presidential contenders met behind closed doors with top union leaders to talk positions and strategy.
Passing the Employ Young Americans Now Act would be an important step in the fight to preserve and expand Social Security.
The 2015 Alliance for Retired Americans Legislative Conference took place July 7 thru 10.
"A society built on low-wage jobs does not deliver purchasing power."
RNs will join actions in over 25 U.S. cities to honor Medicare and Medicaid's 50th anniversary.
"If the NLRB sustains the allegations in the complaint, it could effectively end Staples' foray into the mail business."