"This is the first step in the process of reducing - and ultimately ending - our use of privately-operated prisons," Deputy AG Sally Yates announced.
President Obama says his proposal for the year starting October 1 would, if enacted, enhance retirement security and improve worker protections for millions of people.
The movement to hold California-based Prime Healthcare Services accountable grows.
LOS ANGELES - Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the outspoken Massachusetts Democrat, told delegates at the 2013 AFL-CIO Convention here Sunday that the agenda of the labor movement and its allies has always been and continues to be the agenda of the American people.
Across the nation, Walmart workers struck again, and rallied with union and community supporters in some 15 cities.
"It is clear ALEC is working in secret to push state policies in an extreme right direction, but working families are standing up to this agenda."
As his company hordes $102 billion in overseas profits on which it has paid no taxes, Apple's CEO, Tom Cook, is asking the Senate for lower corporate tax rates.
Workers, local clergy and women's groups demand answers about the sale of non-profit hospitals to a for-profit joint venture firm from Texas.
In an important new article, historian Taylor Branch argues that the very structure of college sports is based on student-athletes that generate billions of dollars for universities and private companies but in return they're left earning nothing for themselves.
As public anger over high fuel prices and record oil company profits erupted across the nation, the major oil giants told lawmakers here that it's all beyond their control.