President Biden is overseeing an economy that has unemployment over the last four week have hit its lowest level since 1969.
A National Labor relations Board (NLRB) hearing officer determined Amazon’s interference in the election warrants another vote.
The Tennessee Valley Authority voted on Thursday to close two coal-fired power plants, including one in Kentucky that was mostly supplied by a company chaired by a donor to President Donald Trump, who had called on the U.S. owned utility to keep it open.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – More than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers demanding higher pay walked off the job in the second-largest U.S. school system on Monday, union officials said, leaving hundreds of thousands of students in limbo,
By Dan Whitcomb
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – More than 30,000 teachers were expected to walk off the job in public schools across Los Angeles on Monday, staging their first strike in three decades after union leaders said they were “insulted” by the latest contract offer from district officials.
By Daniel Wiessner
(Reuters) – A union that represents thousands of U.S. air traffic controllers filed a lawsuit against the federal government on Friday claiming its failure to pay the workers during an ongoing partial government shutdown could endanger passengers’ safety.
By Karen Pierog
CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a law aimed at addressing the state’s cash-strapped retirement system because it was improperly passed by the Republican-controlled legislature.
By Karen Pierog
CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Chicago City Council on Wednesday gave overwhelming approval to the final budget proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who leaves office next year, and who said he will address looming pension funding challenges in December.
The United Mine Workers of America has donated nearly 84 percent of its money to Democratic candidates and committees in national races, according to a Reuters analysis of campaign finance data. That is a roughly 20-point jump from 2016, when Trump courted coal miners with promises of an industry comeback.
Injury rates have more than doubled at five West Virginia coal mines acquired by Murray Energy Corp. in 2013, according to a Reuters review of federal data, as the firm sharply increased the amount of coal produced per manhour.
In the 220 counties that flipped from voting for Democratic candidate Barack Obama in 2012 to Republican candidate Donald Trump in 2016, the average worker earned about $46,000 in the 12 months through March, up 1.9 percent from a year earlier. That compared with a 2.6 percent increase to around $56,000 for the country as a whole, according to a Reuters analysis of Labor Department data.
Voters in Missouri on Tuesday overwhelmingly decided to strike down a so-called "right-to-work" law barring the collection of fees from private-sector workers who choose not to become union members, a crucial victory for organized labor following a series of setbacks.
One worker died after a fire and series of pipeline explosions two days ago in Midland County, Texas, officials said on Friday.