Bill Seeks To Address Widening Income Gap In California Between CEOs, Workers

CEOs of companies in Standard & Poor’s 500 index were paid an average of 354 times more than the median employee in 2012, according to the AFL-CIO.


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Groups Ask Obama To End Immigrant Checks

Hundreds of human rights groups are asking the Obama administration to end programs that allow local police to check the immigration status of arrestees.


AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka (credit: AP)

Union Head Urges Workers To Confront ‘Job-Cutters’

The head of the AFL-CIO defended public union pay and benefits Friday and urged private-sector workers to unite with public employees to confront the nation’s “job-cutters.”