At what could be the last TPP negotiating session in Washington, unions and fair trade activists join together to raise concerns about the trade deal in front of the USTR office.
The decision of federal and state lawmakers to cut back on food stamps has left food banks across the nation with bare shelves just in time for the holiday season.
Big business' favorite legislators are being schooled this week on what issues to take up next year, and minimum wage, right-to-work and trade are near the top of the list. The public needs to be vigiliant to stop this government takeover.
Organzing bus drivers that shuttle Facebook employees all across the Bay area is the Teamsters' first step towards breaking Silicon Valley's anti-labor vice.
Party affiliation doesn't seem to have much to do with whether voters support the minimum wage. Now it's up to elected officials to see it the same way.
Ballot measures approved in five states on Tuesday show that workers, both Democrats and Republicans, believe the minimum wage needs to be raised. But when is Congress going to get the messsage?
There is still significant value in the labor movement, both for union and non-union workers alike. Better wages, working conditions and benefits are all due to work the Teamsters and other unions have done.
Congress and some top state elected officials are sitting still instead of trying to close the growing wage gap between the elites and rank-and-file workers. But on Nov. 4, everyone will have an equal voice to help change that going forward.