May 1, 2012 It's International Workers' Day -- organized by unions and left-leaning political parties across the world. Thousands of protesters are out on the streets in Greece, France and even Russia.
Apr 6, 2012 Some 40,000 AT&T workers could strike this weekend if contract negotiations fail.
Mar 29, 2012 Spain has the highest unemployment rate in the European Union and the government is hoping changes to labor laws will kick-start the economy.
Mar 21, 2012 Obama may waive a law so that foreign ships can transport gas from the Gulf of Mexico to the East Coast to ease shortages and lower prices.
Mar 14, 2012 The Panama Canal is getting a makeover, and it could be a gamechanger for Atlantic coast ports -- that is, if those ports are ready in time.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 28, 2011 A strike by the union representing office building workers hasn't happened in more than a decade, but Occupy Wall Street and the 99 percent mentality have given union members more confidence lately.
Aug 9, 2011 Not that any strikes don't. 45,000 workers are on strike, slowing down repairs and installations. The Wall Street Journal reports: "The vast...
Feb 10, 2011 The U.S. Labor Department this morning announced weekly jobless claims fell to 383,000, the lowest level in nearly three years....