Thousands of transit workers and passengers rallied at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition on March 27 to demand federal funding for public transit systems nationwide.
President Obama is bypassing Republican obstructionists in the Senate this week and naming 15 people to administration positions, which the GOP has blocked for an average of 214 days.
BROOKLYN, Ohio - The fight to stop Hugo Boss from closing its men's suit plant here got a big boost Tuesday from actor and social activist Danny Glover.
One hundred teachers at four Chicago charter schools filed for union recognition March 19, joining 123 others who won their first contract last year.
BALTIMORE, Md. - Chanting "What do we want? Jobs. When do we want them? Now," a crowd of 300 union members and their community allies rallied in the rain at City Hall Mar. 22 to support a bill to create construction jobs for Baltimore City residents.
Leaders of the AFL-CIO and Change to Win unions took part in the enormous March 21 immigration reform rally in Washington, arguing that fairer treatment of immigrant workers is essential to the struggle for all workers' rights.
In "Forgotten: The Murder at the Ford Rouge Plant," the story of unsung labor hero Lewis Bradford, Methodist minister and union organizer, comes to life in Michigan on March 26.
The AFL-CIO Executive Council voted March 18 to support the Senate-passed health care bill, despite all its flaws.
DETROIT - In Recognition of Women's History Month, the Civil Rights Committee of the Metro Detroit AFL-CIO showed the film "Norma Rae."
More of us, those who labor for a living, need to understand our roots. Let me grab a beer as I take you on a field trip.