Staff members at the nation’s largest teachers’ union are guaranteed pay for the time they spend in jail if it is related to union work.
The top two Democrats vying to become Virginia’s next governor are also fighting for the support of organized labor.
The Senate is expected to confirm Alexander Acosta as the next Secretary of Labor by the end of the week.
A high-ranking member of the Teamsters who earned more than $300,000 last year is seeking donations from the rank and file to defend himself in a corruption probe launched by the union.
Organized labor spent a record $1.7 billion on politics and lobbying during the 2016 election cycle, with the vast majority of money coming from member dues and supporting Democrats.
One of the nation’s largest unions is attempting to rally support among members in an effort to head off defections during the Trump era.
One of the nation’s most influential Muslim advocacy groups is resisting attempts to unionize its staff, according to a report.
Labor giant Service Employees International Union spent $60 million on politics and lobbying as well as $19 million on the Fight for 15 movement in 2016, and now finds itself laying off headquarters staff.
Government employees spent nearly 3.5 million hours conducting union business, costing taxpayers $162.5 million in 2014, according to a new report.
After a February general strike fizzled, labor groups claim several hundred thousand service workers across the nation will walk off the job on May 1 to protest the Trump administration.