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