"When safety standards are cut, miners die. It's that simple. Let's not get to that point."
"What a glorious task we are given," said Obama. "We know the march is not yet over, the race not yet won. Change depends on what we do."
The global theme of this year's Mar. 7 annual International Women's Day event was "A Living Wage for Mothers and All Caregivers."
A march on the 50th anniversary of the first national protest against the Vietnam War will be held over Apr. 29- May 2 in Washington D.C.
"As the first elected on the Working Families Party, I support the Women's Economic Agenda and the Everybody Benefits Coalition."
The Labor Council's statement called incarceration "a labor issue," and urged Alameda County to "be a leader and a model in California"
We Stand on Their Shoulders" was the theme as young and old packed the house Feb. 28 to hear poems, dramatizations and accounts from history.
In New York, it's truly a tale of two cities: a city of the very rich, growing richer, and the poor, who are growing poorer.
An investigation released today finds sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.
A Florida legislator has reintroduced a bill Feb. 24 to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state.