September

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Thousands nationwide to rally for jobs

CHICAGO - Hundreds of activists will rally downtown at GOP headquarters here Sept. 15 for a federal jobs bill and against senatorial candidate Mark Kirk, an Illinois congressman who has opposed numerous job creation bills.

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Mott’s workers OK new contract

In the nearly four-month-long strike a small group of workers faced off against the corporate behemoth Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, and achieved what appears to be an important victory.

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Women soccer players score union recognition

 U.S. professional women soccer players scored a goal this week after the Women's Professional Soccer Players Union won recognition through a majority sign-up, certified by an arbitrator with the Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) league.

Do you make too much money?

Do you, the reader, think you make too much money?Because there are many who think public sector workers do!

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In California elections, 'jobs' is the watchword

OAKLAND, Calif. - With unemployment officially pegged at 12.3 percent in California, it's clear topic number one for Democratic candidates at all levels will be jobs.

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Ohioans kick off mid-term election fight

Warning of the extreme danger to the rights working people and to democracy if Republicans win, AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka, Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland and candidates for office stumped Labor Day events.

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Obama proposes $50 billion infrastructure bill

In his Labor Day speech to union members in Milwaukee the president, aiming for a serious reduction in the 9.6 percent unemployment rate, proposed a new $50 billion jobs plan.

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Great day for labor: Obama goes to Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- There was one clear message everyone in the crowd at Laborfest here took home with them September 6: the true meaning of Labor Day.

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Labor Day 2010: Fighting for the American dream

Workers are thinking about more than burgers, football and car races with  latest unemployment figures, up to 9.6 percent.

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Unions shape Missouri Senate race: GOP/Wall Street vs. everybody else

ST. LOUIS - "The right wing wants to keep America from succeeding; they want to keep the president from succeeding; they want to keep us from succeeding."

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