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.
By 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 Aaron Morrison, 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 Pat Eaton-Robb, Thalia Beaty, Associated Press
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…
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump tweeted Monday that AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka "represented his union poorly on television this weekend." He added: "it is easy to see why unions are doing so poorly. A Dem!"…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
The president said he was axing a 2.1 percent across-the-board raise for most workers as well as locality pay increases averaging 25.7 percent and costing $25 billion.
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