Backers of proposed right-to-work initiatives in Oregon and Washington got a taste of what the political fight might look like Sept. 5 at Clark College in Vancouver, Wash.
Workers at a Metro PCS store in Harlem have voted this week for union representation by the CWA by a vote of 7-1.
"This is a struggle for all that is good and decent in our country," Steve Earle, UMWA District 12 vice president, told nearly 2,000 mine workers.
"We do work hard for very little. You can't go far on $8.87 an hour." Laura Lyn Clark toils more than 100 hours a week.
Workers citywide will remember which city council members voted for Walmart in upholding Mayor Vincent Gray's veto of legislation requiring a $12.50 minimum wage.
On September 23, 2002, Democratic California Gov. Gray Davis signed legislation making the state the first to offer workers paid family leave.
The Communications Workers of America Local 1298 went into full gear to mobilize opposition.
Gov. Snyder and Kevyn Orr should listen to the audio, said Detroit bankruptcy judge Steven Rhodes, in hearing objections to the city's Chapter 9 bankruptcy application.
Can you imagine battling the Great Recession by cutting the minimum wage?
Many of our hardest working union sisters and brothers just completed the most important AFL-CIO convention in history.