At the recent national convention here of the APWU, actor Danny Glover delivered a speech that brought tears to the eyes and postal workers to their feet.
The "$15 and a union" campaign won an NLRB decision that could dramatically change the organizing landscape in favor of fast food workers.
The AFL-CIO has demanded that President Obama take administrative action to remove the threat of deportation hanging over some 11 million immigrants.
The 78-year-old memorial to labor organizer and hell-raiser Mary Harris "Mother" Jones is ready for rehabilitation, the Illinois AFL-CIO announced.
The convention was arguably the most open and broadly attended in the party's history. Events were live streamed and open to the press.
Delegates from around the country are arriving here today for the opening of the Communist Party's 30th national convention.
I believe today is both more necessary and possible for the party and its members to be involved in the labor movement.
The CPUSA will meet in Chicago June 13-15 for its 30th national convention.
In San Jose, working people, and city workers in particular, have faced an antagonistic city government for the past eight years.
A labor movement united around his election in the Newark mayoral campaign is seen as having been a key cause of the victory of Ras Baraka.