September

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Rehire all laid-off teachers, rally demands

"I'm carrying my purse, because they are trying to steal from us. I'm not wearing my earrings because we are in a fight!" declared Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis.

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Painters bus tour rallies the vote

ST. LOUIS - A nationwide, month-long "It's About The Jobs" bus tour organized by the Painters Union made a lively stop here last weekend.

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Jobless jeer GOP Kirk on economy

CHICAGO - "Thirteen hundred teachers have been laid off in Chicago, put on unemployment, their houses and cars being taken and what do we have? Mark Kirk is up there hiding!

15,000 jobless at tele-town hall cause concern for GOP

Participation by 15,000 unemployed workers, Sept. 14, in Working America's tele-town hall on the November elections has Republican candidates nervous.

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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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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: President Obama goes to Milwaukee’s LaborFest

MILWAUKEE (PAI)--The President of the United States - along with his Secretary of Labor and the president of the national AFL-CIO - will be special Labor Day guests at Milwaukee's LaborFest.