Gov. Snyder and Kevyn Orr should listen to the audio, said Detroit bankruptcy judge Steven Rhodes, in hearing objections to the city's Chapter 9 bankruptcy application.
Can you imagine battling the Great Recession by cutting the minimum wage?
Many of our hardest working union sisters and brothers just completed the most important AFL-CIO convention in history.
Some Internet companies misclassify their workers as "independent contractors," thereby paying them far less than the federal minimum wage.
Organized labor, with its community allies, will "play heavily" in state gubernatorial and legislative races next year, its top two political operatives say.
"Wojcik brings to the board years of dedication and experience as a labor journalist committed to the goals of our organization."
America's unions are going to bat for foreign workers who toil in America, in conditions that approximate slavery. And Dwight Allen, a 41-year-old "guest worker" laboring in Florida apartment buildings says he is sure glad they have.
AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka said that labor's attempt to reach out to every worker in the country was going to require effort on the part of unions.
An Indiana circuit court judge has tossed out the state's "right to work" law, agreeing with the Operating Engineers that it violates the state's constitution.
TUCSON, Ariz. - When activists here launched Salt of the Earth Labor College in 1993 they didn't know exactly what to expect.