Unions are gearing up for yet another fight over so-called "fast track," also known as trade promotion authority.
It was just after sunrise only three days before Thanksgiving, that security guards clamped locks on the gates at FirstEnergy in central Pennsylvania, barring 150 workers from their jobs.
Thanks to the works of those who came before us, this new generation is equipped with the knowledge of how to make change, and it is become more and more apparent what we need to fight for.
Today people from around the country and globe are wishing the long time civil rights giant, Julian Bond, a very happy birthday.
Teamsters leaders hope the second time will be the charm as 13,000 members who work for UPS Freight cast ballots on Jan. 11-12 on a new five-year contract.
Organized labor and its allies have turned to public pressure to push resurrection of the benefits through a hostile GOP majority in the U.S. House.
CODIR says it regards the current period as an important opportunity to put effective pressure on the government of President Hassan Rouhani.
Heavy lobbying efforts were underway to extend unemployment insurance for the more than 1 million long-term jobless.
When Americans think of labor unions, they think of union members campaigning for causes. But unions are a lot more, and their charity efforts in the St. Louis area show it.
Deaths in the nation's mines rose from 36 in 2012 to 42 in 2013, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported.