September

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Labor youth summit opens in Minneapolis

The conference includes young workers, young union organizers and students, and is part of the AFL-CIO's attempts, over the last two years, to reach workers under age 35.

Unions, not "right to work" laws, bring back an automaker

The labor movement is a key part of a recently successful effort to get a company to build a plant here that will produce diesel/electric vehicles.

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Job and wage loss major issues on Labor Day

A report on U.S. occupations - sorting 366 defined jobs data into high-income, middle-income and low-income posts - reveals data to back what workers know by instinct: The jobs that disappeared in the Great Recession were middle-class, and the fewer jobs created now pay a lot less.