Unions Reaching Out To Immigrants Affected By Obama's Executive ActionUnions across the U.S. are reaching out to immigrants affected by President Barack Obama's recent executive action, hoping to expand their dwindling ranks by recruiting millions of workers who entered the U.S. illegally.
Obama On Job Picture: 'We're On A Streak'President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections.
Supreme Court Rules Public Unions Can't Make Nonmembers Pay FeesThe Supreme Court says public sector unions can't collect fees from home health care workers who object to being affiliated with a union.
Founder of 2 Unions Guilty of Embezzling Funds A retired D.C. police detective has pleaded guilty to embezzling money from two unions he founded.
Unions Angered By Postal Service's Staples Outlets The opening of Postal Service retail centers in dozens of Staples stores around the country is being met with threats of protests and boycotts by the agency's unions.
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.
Longtime Supporters Of Health Care Overhaul, Some Unions Frustrated By New Unexpected CostsSome labor unions that initially backed President Barack Obama's health care overhaul are now frustrated and angry about what they say are unexpected consequences of the plan that could hurt their members.
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.
Court Strikes Down Federal Rule Requiring Millions Of Businesses To Put Up Posters Informing Workers Of Right To Form UnionIn another blow to the nation's dwindling labor unions, an appeals court on Tuesday struck down a federal rule that would have required millions of businesses to put up posters informing workers of their right to form a union.
Obama Calls Michigan Right-To-Work Bill 'The Right To Work For Less Money'Even with the outcome considered a foregone conclusion, the heated battle over right-to-work legislation in the traditional union bastion of Michigan shows no sign of cooling.
Unions Flexed Muscles In State Campaigns From California to Maine, unions used their political muscle in the recent elections to help install Democratic governors, build labor-friendly majorities in state legislatures and defeat ballot initiatives against them.
Unions Spend Tens Of Millions To Get Obama, Dems ElectedWhen Maggie Hassan won the New Hampshire governor's race last week, it wasn't just a victory for her fellow Democrats.

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