Low wage workers and their supporters gathered on the steps of San Francisco City Hall Nov. 18 to mark the National Day of Action Against Wage Theft.
Health care workers at four Spectrum nursing homes in Connecticut who have been on strike since April 15 hold a rally.
Before the dust had settled on the 2010 elections, the Chamber of Commerce, the corporate-secret-donor political action committees and the far right began to move into attack mode against the labor movement. After all, they expect a good return on the hundreds of millions of dollars they spent buying Congress.
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PEORIA, Ill. (PAI) - A third of U.S. workers feel often or always stressed by their jobs, and such jobs cause not only mental problems, but also physical and even financial woes - for employers as well as for workers.
Instead of treating the day as a reminder of twelve months without a final victory, striking workers celebrated unity and solidarity - with a birthday party.
The Laborers Union is urging an outpouring of e-mail messages demanding passage of the Surface Transportation Act to put thousands back to work.
The lockout is only the latest example of how Canadian government policies on foreign takeovers of Canadian firms fail workers.
NEW YORK — On Election Day, voters in this state strongly rejected the Republican tide that swept much of the country - but they went a step farther in statewide races by giving more than 100,000 votes to the Working Families Party.
Unionization victories at Piedmont Airlines, a labor/Democratic step against climate change, a federal push to shut unsafe mines - and more.