Unions Helping Non-Union Fast-Food Workers Hold Strikes In Effort To Boost Declining MembershipWith union membership on the decline, labor leaders are getting more creative — and some say more desperate — to boost sagging numbers and rebuild their waning clout.
Gov. O'Malley: 'Trickle-Down Politics' Of The GOP Has Failed '99 Percent Of Americans'Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says "trickle-down politics" of the Republican party are primarily to blame for the nation's economic troubles.
Walker To Court Iowans, Stoke 2016 Talk Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is gearing up for re-election next year, his third race in four years. But the Republican's courting of out-of-state donors and conservatives, his plans to visit Iowa this week and his refusal to say whether he would serve out another full term if elected suggest he might be seeking a much bigger prize — the presidency.
Study: 150 Americans Die Each Day From Job-Related Injuries, DiseasesA new report reveals that 150 Americans die each day from job-related injuries or illnesses.
Survey: 71 Percent Of Americans Say Illegal Immigrants Should Be Given Chance To Stay In USMore than seven-in-ten Americans – 71 percent – say illegal immigrants should be allowed to remain in the U.S. legally if they meet basic citizenship requirements.
US Chamber Makes Immigration Overhaul Top Priority The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Thursday that the "door to the American dream must always remain open" as he announced a broad coalition of business, labor, faith organizations, law enforcement and ethnic groups intent on overhauling the nation's immigration system.
AFL-CIO Endorses Obama, Promises Ground Support For Campaign The AFL-CIO formally endorsed President Barack Obama's re-election bid Tuesday, saying it would mount a vast door-to-door effort for Democratic candidates in response to the flood of outside political money that conservative groups are pouring into the campaign.