As importers struggle to get their products from massive ships docking at West Coast ports onto store shelves, dockworkers and their employers continue negotiating a new contract.
Calling the NCAA a dictatorship, Northwestern’s quarterback and the United Steelworkers announced plans Tuesday to form the first labor union for college athletes — the latest salvo in the bruising fight over whether amateur players should be paid.
A new study suggests the proliferation of gay and transgender characters in films and television shows has not prevented gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender actors from experiencing discrimination in Hollywood.
Hundreds of Walmart workers and community supporters Thursday are expected to take part in a nationwide protest calling for improved jobs and better wages.
An agreement has been reached between the city and the union representing workers at the Department of Water and Power, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday evening.
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
Labor union members claim Proposition 32, which would limit how unions raise money for California political campaigns, would rob them of their political power.
Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.
Why is Mitt Romney, the severely Conservative candidate for president, all of a sudden moving to the middle?
California voters are being asked to starve unions of the tens of millions of dollars they use to finance campaigns and political organizing, as the nation’s largest state wades into the national debate over labor clout.
Want to know what a company looks like when it fires all its experienced workers and hires on cheap replacements? Watch last night’s embarrassment of a game between Green Bay and Seattle. But this is about more than just a game. This is about a trend in our national economy where trained professionals are cast aside for inferior workers.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced a “historic pension reform agreement” Tuesday that will cap pensions and raise employee contributions and the retirement age.
Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.