A close reading of the draft comprehensive immigration reform bill discloses provisions to bring undocumented workers under labor law coverage.
The NLRB and the Justice Department formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to settle the issue of whether the courts can legally strip federal agencies of their power to do anything.
Thanks to an army of thousands of Chinese and Irish immigrants, who laid 2,000 miles of track, the nation's first transcontinental railway line was finished.
On May 1 (May Day), right-wing Republicans introduced in the state legislature three versions of anti-labor "right-to work" legislation.
After decades of displacement, war and poverty, workers in Colombia face the possibility of a better life.
Over 120 union leaders, community, student, faith, and LGBT activists, attended the 21st Annual Hershel Walker 'Peace & Justice' Awards Breakfast here on May 4.
On this day in 1907, union organizer Big Bill Haywood went on trial accused of an explosion that resulted in the death of Frank Steunenberg.
In 1970, Congress enacted the Occupational Safety and Health Act, promising workers in this country the right to a safe job. Since that time, workplace safety has improved.
Representing the Pullman Porters, the Brotherhood was the first African-American labor union to sign a collective bargaining agreement with a major U.S. corporation.
His works are still appreciated today, and he is seen by many critics as having transcended the cliches of the Russian classical music of his time.