Fast food workers and their supporters packed a Wendy's restaurant in Oakland Oct. 15, demanding a living wage and labor rights.
The AFL-CIO, the country's largest labor federation, held a groundbreaking convention in Los Angeles. Join us for a teleconference dialogue on what happened.
Two recently published reports shed damning light on the high cost of low wages in the fast food industry.
About 50 activists, many of them retirees, gathered outside the office of Senator Ted Cruz in Dallas on October 15.
On October 15, 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signs the Clayton Antitrust Act establishing that unions are not "conspiracies" under the law.
We've heard of ridiculous excuses companies use to fire pro-union workers, but a Seattle Subway shop takes the cake...er, cookie. Working Washington reports the firm fired Carlos Hernandez for giving a 66-cent cookie, free, to a 3-year-old.
In 1857 patent rights were denied to slaves and were restored after the Civil War. Blair died in 1860, the year the war began.
About half a million federal employees remain locked out of their jobs due to the shutdown.
It sought to unite all miners as workers in a single industrial union, regardless of skill level or ethnicity.
The justices will hear a case about whether union-represented home health care workers must pay for the union's services.