By Paul Bedard | 09/01/14 12:35 PM
Make that Labor Day barbecue a union-made feast, says the AFL-CIO, which provides a list of labor-made hot dogs, beer and ice cream.
By Paul Bedard | 09/01/14 09:57 AM
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says that the shrinking labor movement is "in crisis."
By Sean Higgins | 08/29/14 09:56 PM
Heritage Foundation legal scholar Andrew Kloster said the issue is simply not mentioned in the 1947 Taft-Hartley law that allowed states to pass right-to-work laws.
By Washington Examiner | 08/29/14 04:20 PM
SEIU may have won a round, but worker awareness and further court challenges could, one hopes, turn these unseemly benefit-skimming operations into a thing of the past.
08/31/14 12:00 PM
DETROIT (AP) — An increase in Michigan's minimum wage is set to launch, and with it comes a test of whether the gradual rise will help workers, harm businesses or neither. The first bump comes Monday, when the wage moves up 10 percent, from $7.40 an hour to $8.15. The 25 percent overall raise...
08/31/14 09:00 AM
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — FairPoint Communications workers in northern New England say they knew concessions were in the offing going into labor negotiations with two unions. But they say the telecommunications company isn't playing fair. The more than 1,700 International Brotherhood of Electrical...
By Paul Bedard | 08/29/14 12:04 PM
A new Gallup poll finds that economically-stressed Americans are now working an "average" of 47 hours, with a growing number clocking 60 hours or more.
08/28/14 04:28 PM
Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.
By Sean Higgins | 08/28/14 03:33 PM
The deal, announced by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Thursday, is intended to avoid the disagreement that plagued the Democratic field in 2008.
By Sean Higgins | 08/28/14 12:11 PM
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka urged President Obama to be aggressive on immigration reform, revealing that labor and business leaders have been meeting with the president about his possible executive action.
By Sean Higgins | 08/27/14 07:23 PM
The National Labor Relations Board will treat the hamburger chain as a co-employer in 43 cases charging unfair labor practices at various franchised restaurants.
By Sean Higgins | 08/26/14 05:30 PM
After winning only 13 percent of the vote, Minnesota granted exclusive bargaining rights for nearly 27,000 workers.
By Associated Press | 08/26/14 08:00 AM
The improving national economy is finally spurring job growth and pushing the unemployment rate down in Rhode Island, according to the state's top labor official.
By Sean Higgins | 08/25/14 04:47 PM
What is the purpose of the National Labor Relations Board? Is the federal agency meant to be neutral arbiter of labor laws? Or is meant to be an advocate for Big Labor, helping to ensure it organizes the U.S. workforce? Under President Obama, the NLRB has chosen the latter.
By Paul Bedard | 08/23/14 08:54 AM
President Obama dropped a grade by rushing back to vacation to play golf after a statement on the ISIS beheading of an American journalist. "Very bad form," said pollster John Zogby.
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