The drive kicked off when Senate Democrats announced that Senate leaders promised them a vote on the legislation.
"Working at a site without air on a 90-degree day and trying to keep my staff and donors from passing out was part of my daily challenge."
From coast to coast, mayors and city councils are hacking away at firefighters' ranks in desperate attempts to cut budgets and save cash by cutting workers.
Republicans unveiled an unprecedented attack on worker rights and protections, including the granddaddy of all anti-union legislation: "Right to work."
Unionists blasted a ruling by a federal judge throwing out the union election rules changes the National Labor Relations Board recently implemented.
Unabashed corporate greed, is how striking workers are describing Caterpillar's efforts to slash wages and benefits while eliminating pensions and seniority rights at their plant here.
Labor groups, Latinos, African-Americans, women, and students must unite in a years-long campaign to restore and reclaim workers rights.
A coalition of progressive groups, led by the AFL-CIO, will unveil a joint platform this summer.
Home care workers hugge and cheered when the State Senate voted in favor of granting home health care and child care workers collective bargaining.
Nearly 800 workers at a Caterpillar plant have been on strike since May 1 after the company refused to back off a far reaching concessionary contract proposal.