Workers and union leaders dusted off bullhorns and flags that had stayed furled during coronavirus lockdowns for slimmed down but still boisterous — and at times violent — May Day marches on Saturday, demanding more labor protections amid a pandemic…
By John Leicester, Niniek Karmini, Nicolas Garriga, Associated Press
Biden is collecting a trio of endorsements from organized labor as he heads to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for an AFL-CIO virtual town hall with union President Richard Trumka.
By Noreen Nasir and Alexandra Jaffe, Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
Steven Greenhouse, author of “Beaten Down, Worked Up,” recommends these books for a sweeping history of labor in the U.S., as well as stories of specific campaigns and leaders.
By Courtney Vinopal
President Donald Trump used a Labor Day news conference from the White House to criticise his presidential election opponent, Joe Biden, over his plans for handling the coronavirus pandemic.
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By Aaron Morrison, Associated Press
Ahead of Labor Day, unions representing millions across several working-class sectors are threatening to authorize work stoppages in support of the Black Lives Matter movement amid calls for concrete measures that address racial injustice.
By Pat Eaton-Robb, Thalia Beaty, Associated Press
The rise in infections, deaths and hospitalizations over the summer was blamed in part on Americans behaving heedlessly over other long holiday weekends.
By Lisa Desjardins
This Labor Day, several 2020 Democratic presidential candidates appeared more focused on gun safety than the holiday’s typical topics of unions, wages and jobs. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Amy Klobuchar blasted Republicans for lack of action on…
By Laura Santhanam
Steer clear of gastrointestinal fireworks during your summer festivities with these tips.
The Trump administration has been ramping up pressure on organized labor and federal workers lately. The president issued executive orders limiting the activities of the unions that represent them -- which was later blocked by a federal judge -- then…
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