Workers Fired Over Legal Status While Trying To Unionize

Workers Fired Over Legal Status While Trying To Unionize

February 9, 2012

On December 2, 2011, Pomona College in Claremont, California fired 17 workers for failing to produce sufficient proof of their ability to work legally in the United States. Before the […]

Obama’s Labor Appointments Are Long Overdue

January 9, 2012

By René Lara, Political and Legislative Director of the Texas AFL-CIO President Barack Obama recently  appointed three nominees to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the government agency that is supposed […]

Hard Work, Not Occupation, Is Key To The American Dream

December 15, 2011

By Hector Barajas, Director of Strategic Communications at Revolvis Consulting Enough already with this Occupy Wall Street nonsense. Don’t get me wrong, every month I write that check for my […]

Latino Unemployment Still Higher Than National Average

November 7, 2011

Latinos continue to suffer from a higher unemployment rate than the national average, according to a report from Hispanic Business: The unemployment rate for Hispanics ticked up a notch in October to […]

First Unionized Car Wash In Los Angeles

October 25, 2011

Workers at a Santa Monica, California car wash were recently victorious in their efforts to unionize. Bonus Car Wash workers have been working towards a union since 2008 and with […]

10 Things to Know About Alabama’s New Immigration Law

October 19, 2011

By America’s Voice Education Fund On September 28th, 2011, the most sweeping anti-immigration law in the country went into effect in Alabama.  The law, HB 56, has already had harsh […]

I Can’t Help But Take Immigration Personally

October 5, 2011

I can’t discuss immigration without getting upset. There are times that the topic makes me want to cry and/or flip a table over. When people refer to “illegal immigrants,” they […]