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By Ronald Blum, Associated Press
DNC officials cast the outcome as proof of its commitment to labor. The move comes as Democrats on Capitol Hill remain unable to pass a sweeping overhaul of federal labor law.
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
Amazon, whose profits and revenues have skyrocketed during the pandemic, has campaigned hard to convince workers that a union will only suck money from their paycheck with little benefit.
By Joseph Pisani, Associated Press
Nearly 50,000 workers at General Motors plants across the country went on strike at midnight Sunday, bringing production to an immediate halt. It’s the first nationwide work stoppage since 2007 for United Auto Workers, which says it hasn't been able…
A nationally representative survey of the workforce found interest in joining unions to be at a four-decade high.
By Thomas Kochan, Erin L. Kelly, Will Kimball, MIT Sloan School of Management, Duanyi Yang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
By PBS NewsHour
President Abraham Lincoln died 150 years ago, just days after Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox, ending the Civil War after four years. To discuss the lasting effects of both events, Jeffrey Brown talks to Martha Hodes, author of…
Low-wage workers around the nation went out in protest on April 15, demanding a minimum wage of $15 an hour. A few big corporations have begun raising their pay, but some critics say a major hike would hurt employers and…
Robert E. Lee was the son of a Revolutionary War hero who was a trusted aide to George Washington. In 1861, after 25 years in the U.S. Army, Lee turned down an offer to command Union forces in the Civil…
By Kayla Ruble
PBS NewsHour is following the news of the day, from Chattanooga to Lebanon.
The city of Detroit filed for bankruptcy in July, and now it must prove to a judge that the conditions necessitate that protection. But some pension funds, unions and retirees are fighting the filing. Jeffrey Brown gets an update from…
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