In Postville, Iowa on May 12th, 2008, 900 heavily armed immigration agents shackled and took away 389 undocumented workers while working at Agriprocessors, the largest kosher slaughterhouse and meat-packing plant in the country.
Pop open a can of beer, pull up a deck chair and let's talk about laziness in America.Did you hear about that Philadelphia teacher who was suspended earlier this year for calling her students "lazy whiners"?
After hearing from district officials that Chicago’s schools are $712 million in debt, the new board of education agreed unanimously this morning that it could not afford the 4 percent raises called for in the teachers contract.It was board members’ first meeting, and the first action under Mayor Ra
For the next installment of our conversation series Ask Me Why we have two voices on opposite sides of the debate about unions.First is Antonieta Caicedo, 43. Caicedo grew up aspiring to work in human resources in a union environment, but became disillusioned by what she saw once she got there.
As legislative fights over the rights and benefits of public sector employees continue in Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana, some are calling this a watershed moment for Big Labor. Historically, the Great Lakes states have been a bedrock of the labor movement - going all the way back to the labor st