"At stake is nothing less than our democracy itself. What the labor movement intends to do is magnitudes greater than anything we have ever done in an election before."
The Senate-approved bill now heads to the House, where unions and workers hope it will get passed.
Wisconsinites stood up and proved that once again, they are ready to fight.
Leaders of almost every labor union in the country are arriving here today for a special meeting of the AFL-CIO Executive Council.
Ohio's right wing Republican governor John Kasich worked Monday to pull his foot out of his own mouth.
Oreos - with their dark chocolate shells and creamy white center - have been a household name for a long time. Today marks the 100th anniversary of the sandwich cookies, reports the AFL-CIO blog.
In a rousing speech to a legislative conference of the UAW, President Obama defended his administration's bailout of the auto industry and credited UAW workers as the real saviors of the big Detroit companies.
Apple made over $14 billion in the fourth quarter of last year alone - yet workers in companies that supply its products overseas, particularly in China are paid low wages
More than a thousand public employee unionists, educators, parents, environmentalists, and Occupy activists rallied for a "Strong Schools, Strong Oregon" day of mass action at the state Capitol.
On Feb. 17, with the support of community and business leaders, they gathered in front of a Walmart Express store and fought back.