ORLANDO, Fla. - The economy cannot truly recover unless the United States moves out of "the dark ages" in the area of workers' rights, top labor leaders said here this week.
Hundreds of hotel workers reminded guests and passers-by March 2 that their union is urging a customer boycott of the prestigious Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel.
The Texas primary election of March 2 revealed a continuing Republican shift to the right while Democrats positioned themselves as the "big tent" party of diversity for the general election in November.
The nation's labor movement will hold picket lines and rallies in front of banks and financial institutions in 200 cities March 15-20, under the banner "Good Jobs Now, Make Wall Street Pay."
Responses to questions to Labor Secretary Hilda Solis at a top labor meeting indicate that the White House is not actively pushing the Employee Free Choice Act.
The North Texas Workers Rights Board, an adjunct of Jobs with Justice, held public hearings on the jobs crisis recently at Judge Luis Sepulveda's courtroom in Dallas.
ORLANDO, Fla. - The labor movement this week chose a neighborhood reeling from the economic crisis as its launching pad for a national campaign for jobs.
The AFL-CIO will integrate its political drive with its pro-jobs campaign this year, holding politicians accountable and refusing to support those who don't actually do something to help suffering workers, top leaders say.
In a closed-door meeting, union leaders expressed anger and frustration over what they say is the administration's lack of bold action on jobs, health care and labor law reform, and its support of mass firings of teachers.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Whirlpool is putting over 1,000 workers out on the street, but they and 5,000 other working Americans stood up and said they don't want to be knocked down anymore.