An Indiana state court judge struck down Indiana’s right-to-work law, claiming that failing to require employees to join a union an an employment requirement is akin to slavery.
A top Senate Republican has introduced legislation to prevent labor unions from receiving an exemption to Obamacare’s requirements in the wake of reports that they are seeking relief from the Obama administration.
Healthcare reform and a flurry of Obama administration regulations have caused internal divisions within the labor movement and led one of the Democratic Party’s biggest supporters to publicly rebuke the president.
Labor watchdogs held a candlelight vigil outside AFL-CIO headquarters to commemorate victims of union intimidation and violence on Friday afternoon.
Union front groups turned out hundreds of fast food workers from dozens of cities demanding union representation and $15 minimum wages.
Questionnaires from the Massachusetts AFL-CIO and other powerful labor groups are probing candidates for the congressional seat vacated by Ed Markey about their stances on issues that span the liberal spectrum, from immigration reform to Obamacare to green energy and statehood for Washington, D.C.
The Center for American Progress Action Fund’s blog attacked Walmart on Wednesday for retaliating against employees as they were demonstrating for wage reform.
The post did not disclose that the Center for American Progress (CAP) received up to $1 million from the retail giant and partnered with the group to hold a large party during last year’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.
A Pennsylvania local union officer argued last week that hundreds of families will lose their jobs due to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) anti-coal agenda, according to the Pittsburg Post-Gazzette.
Four Dearborn workers are suing the Michigan Teamsters for flouting the state’s newly implemented right-to-work law.