If he keeps his promises to autoworkers, Obama has the chance to renew the ability of organzed labor to improve the lot of union and non-union workers in the twenty-first century.
Letting Detroit fail: catastrophic. Transforming it into a lean green machine-maker: visionary.
In a nation hungry for heroes on election day, blue-collar Ohio delivered.
United Steelworkers Union prez Leo Gerard cracks open the sweetheart deal that bailed out nine banks--and likely lined the Treasury Secretary's own pockets--with billions of taxpayer dollars. Does anybody care?
Secretary Treasurer of the AFL-CIO: 'All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good people to do nothing.'
Unions are trying to combat racism and sway undecided working-class voters toward Obama.
Wal-Mart is telling its employees to vote Republican. Isn't that illegal?
Billy Hunter has a progressive spine and a background that has taken him from working with Huey Newton to sitting across the table from the most formidable commissioner in sports, David Stern.
SEIU battles the California Nurses and dissidents within its own ranks.
This week marked Workers Memorial Day, when unions and advocacy organizations held memorials and protests to honor those who have died on the job.