Updated 4:55 p.m. to show Hyatt's statement about the boycott initiative.The stories coming from Hyatt housekeepers explain why people in 20 cities are rallying to launch a global boycott of the hotel chain: overworked employees, unfair firings, management turning on heat lamps on protesters in the ... More >>
‚ÄčToday's news that Service Employee International Union Boss Andy Stern plans to announce his retirement this week was met with a scathing career obituary from his west coast rival Sal Rosselli, who said Stern will be known for abetting corruption and quashing union democracy while cutting s ... More >>
Jack HenningLabor leader Jack Henning, the president of the state's AFL-CIO from 1970 to 1996 and the man credited with helping pass bills that gave farm workers and government employees the right to form unions and strike, died today at his home in San Francisco. He was 93. According to a press rel ... More >>
With a new (powerful) champion in Silicon Valley, a recent court victory, and ranks that continue to swell by the day, long-beleaguered "contract workers" have reason to believe their house may not be so bleak after all.