Today, we commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King preached love, justice, and service, and stood up in the face of adversity to fight for a more just and compassionate society.
Fifty years ago this year, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood up for striking sanitation workers in Memphis before an assassin struck him down. “The Memphis sanitation workers’ strike is remembered as an example of powerless African-Americans standing up for themselves.
COLUMBUS, Ohio—With the aid of some $100 million in tax breaks, Amazon has created about 6,000 jobs in Ohio in the past three years—but more than 10% of those workers are getting food stamps, according to a report released Jan. 5 by Policy Matters Ohio.
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Labor leaders and advocates say a bill intended to stabilize the state’s unemployment-compensation fund would do it by cutting benefits for workers who’ve lost jobs.
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—The incoming president of the Building Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk says his primary focus will be creating “opportunities for people who live on the Island.”
New York, NY – Thursday’s ugly scene outside the Javits Federal Building in which two members of the New York City Council were among 18 roughed up and hauled away by law enforcement while challenging the deportation of immigrants rights leader Ravi Ragbir, has sparked outrage — but does not come as a surprise to…
On this week’s Sunday night episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz broadcasting at 9 p.m. on AM970TheAnswer, we’re talking to IBEW Local 3 Business Manager Chris Erikson who gives his take on the now 10-month strike against telecommunications behemoth Charter/Spectrum.
New York, NY – From February 15 – 20th, in Hollywood, Florida, the 41st annual National Labor and Management Conference (NLMC) will be held, providing a crucial forum for current critical issues that affect both labor and management.
Washington DC – Massive fraud is now being committed by contractors administering the Veterans Choice Program according to AFGE president J. David Cox. The AFGE president has sent a strong letter to Congress asking lawmakers to investigate.