The election of pro-union Democrats to executive positions in New York and Virginia could boost the labor agenda, according to labor watchdogs.
Labor experts suggested the strike by more than 2,000 unionized San Francisco transit employees could decrease the influence of the politically powerful union that led the walkout.
A front group for a large labor federation has shifted from pressuring President Barack Obama to hike pay for federal workers to pressuring Republicans to end the government shutdown.
Union front groups turned out hundreds of fast food workers from dozens of cities demanding union representation and $15 minimum wages.
A group of California teachers is preparing for a Supreme Court battle to overturn forced union dues in a groundbreaking lawsuits filed in June.
We were instructed to rise up out of the shadows. To band together, stand together, take our calloused hands and claw our way out of the shadows. To demand, to sit-in until the shadows had evaporated. Tens of thousands responded to the call, chanting “Si Se Puede.”
Dark money groups are spending significant sums on behalf of Rep. Ed Markey’s (D., Mass.) bid for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate, despite his stated opposition to such groups and a pledge to restrict their role in the race.
A Senate Democrat who has championed legislation to combat elderly abuse marched in lockstep with union nursing home workers who are alleged to have put the lives of patients at risk during a labor walkout.
Lucrative union contracts have driven five Connecticut nursing homes at the center of a labor dispute into bankruptcy.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is still in the hole for $15 million in loans owed to the union-owned Amalgamated Bank of New York, according to its February campaign finance report.