Graduate students and labor activists from across the country plan to picket Yale’s graduation ceremony on Monday in support of graduate students trying to form a union.
A letter supporting a minimum wage hike being circulated by the George Soros-funded Economic Policy Institute that purports to represent the views of leading academics has been signed by a number of economists who work for labor unions and leftwing special interest groups.
The Supreme Court will hear a case in November that could drastically curtail the ability of unions to collect personal information of workers they are trying to organize.
A controversial nonprofit organization that critics accuse of acting as a labor front group received a lucrative grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in March.
The billionaire heiress and major campaign donor tapped by President Barack Obama to head the Department of Commerce faced tough questions from Republicans about a failed bank owned by her family at her confirmation hearing on Thursday.
Three unions that spent more than $18 million to help Democrats during the 2012 campaign expressed concerns that Obamacare’s implementation will threaten worker benefits, with one group even calling for its repeal, according to the Hill. Labor leaders, including those who backed healthcare reform, accused President Barack Obama of deceiving them while he campaigned for the unpopular law in 2009.
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.”
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo expressed support Tuesday afternoon for bringing the UFC to Madison Square Garden after the company pledged to bring $28 million in business to the state.