Jobless workers took a day off from pounding the pavements to come to D.C. on Oct. 11 to lobby lawmakers for President Obama's American Jobs Act. It didn't work.
Downtown San Jose rang with activists' chants and the honking horns of supportive motorists Oct. 9, as a labor-community coalition rallied in support of Occupy San Jose.
Arizona Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva rejected those who say the "Rebuild the Dream" movement is an "answer to the tea party."
Hundreds of marchers surged through this city's financial district Sept. 29, demanding that the nation's banking giants stop home foreclosures and other practices that gouge ordinary people.
Sometimes the mainstream media just doesn't get it.
The New York locals of the Fire Fighters, who lost 343 members and their priest on 9/11 2001, will commemorate their fallen colleagues with a 343-mile memorial bicycle ride.
Building Trades unions are backing - and transit unions opposing - the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline, from the tar sands of the Canadian province of Alberta to the oil refineries of the U.S. Gulf Coast.
A panhandler in New York's subways had worked for years as a union painter and carpenter before he was reduced, by job cuts, to begging for a living.
The AFL-CIO, in a pilot project in the Twin Cities and in six other areas, is trying to bring some hope back - along with practical help.
Wisconsin voters yesterday rejected a well-funded attempt to recall two Democratic state senators who stood up against Gov. Scott Walker.