Among bills signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown recently were a measure to let undocumented college students apply for publicly funded scholarships and another to strengthen labor protections for farm workers.
In a show of solidarity, the Oklahoma AFL-CIO has voted to unite all public sector unions in a coalition to coordinate a defense against ultra-right anti-labor legislative efforts.
OccupySTL is part of a nationwide movement that started with the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York City.
A few hundred union members and community residents gathered at Youngstown State University in a kickoff rally to gather support for the statewide campaign to defeat Issue Number 2 on the Ohio ballot.
Cutting out a key component, if upheld, will have devastating consequences for working families and port communities plagued by dirty air and dead-end jobs.
Energized by President Obama's bold call for passage of the American Jobs Act, civil rights and labor groups are calling for a national march in Washington to support it.
Sometimes the mainstream media just doesn't get it.
High school students are protesting Sears's purchase of clothing from a factory where a supervisor is an unpunished serial rapist of young females.
The Department of Justice announced it would sue to block the proposed $39 billion merger between AT&T and T-Mobile USA.
Hundreds of workers and their allies at events throughout Ohio rallied this week for jobs and to restore union and voting rights under siege.