Members of a union that represents thousands of maintenance workers, housekeepers and others at Johns Hopkins Hospital have agreed not to strike as planned after a request from the governor.
Gov. Tom Corbett asked President Barack Obama on Saturday to intervene in a commuter rail strike in the nation’s sixth-largest metropolitan area and force union workers to return to their jobs.
Workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital have been rallying for higher pay at the esteemed medical center.
Federal officials have filed a formal complaint charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of protesting and striking workers last year.
Fast-food workers and labor organizers are marching, waving signs and chanting in cities across the country — including in downtown Washington — Thursday amid a push for higher wages.
A striking trash worker is in the hospital after being struck by a garbage truck driven by a replacement worker early Wednesday morning in Gaithersburg.
Anti-war protesters rallied in Times Square on Saturday as President Barack Obama announced he would ask Congress to authorize a military strike on Syria.
Workers from two Smithsonian Institution museum eateries are staging a one-day strike calling for the federally funded museums to ensure they are paid a ‘living wage.’
Hostess is betting on a sweet comeback for Twinkies when they return to shelves next month.
Organizers say striking workers shut down some fast-food businesses at a federal office building in Washington as well as the McDonald’s at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.