February 4, 2011
As the Egyptian people take to the streets and demand democracy and an end to 30 years of dictatorship, the leaders of trade union movements around the globe are joining their voices in solidarity with the Egyptian people.
Shocking report by ITUC is chilling The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has released its 2010 Annual Survey, and the results are a moral outrage: “The ITUC’s Annual Survey of Trade Union Rights has documented a dramatic increase in the number of trade unionists murdered in 2009, with 101 killings – an increase of 30% […]
Mother Jones on her 100th birthday, May 1, 1930. And now, a word from Mother Jones Mary Harris “Mother” Jones (1830-1930) celebrated her 100th birthday party at the Burgess Farm in Adelphi, Maryland on May 1, 1930. A newsreel cameraman was present and a short “talkie” was made of “the Grand Old Champion of Labor.” […]
The North Carolina State AFL-CIO is the largest association of local unions and union councils in North Carolina, representing over one-hundred and forty-thousand union members, fighting for good jobs, safe workplaces, workers’ rights, consumer protections, and quality public services on behalf of ALL working people.