I know this is not the Christmas story you were hoping to read, but it is one that must be told.
If the federally funded extended unemployment insurance benefits expire at the end of 2012, the economy will lose 400,000 jobs in 2013.
Faced with a threat by Hostess' CEO to close the bankrupt company and liquidate it, the Bakery Workers are denouncing his "lies" and hanging tough.
Hostess Brands Inc., in an attempt to break a strike by its bakers, has announced what it calls the permanent closure of three of its bakeries.
Warehouse workers vowed to walk off the job this week if retaliation at a Walmart-contracted warehouse does not end.
Fresh off of a consequential U.S. election, union leaders started planning future legislative priorities for the labor movement.
"We're not fighting for any extra - just to keep what we have."
Union members scored a big victory Nov. 6 by re-electing president Obama. Equally big for them, however, was the success of pro-worker Democrats.
Solidarity was in the air Oct. 26 as members of UNITE HERE! Local 2850 and other unions and community groups held an informational picket...
Some 1,000 Teamsters sanitation workers picketed a private refuse company, Republic/Allied Waste, in 19 cities nationwide on Oct. 25.