Labor

Stephanie Russell-Kraft - 07/22/16 03:09 PM EDT
When I left my job as a senior reporter at Law360 last summer, the farewell was bittersweet. I’d had my quibbles with the company’s management and editorial policies, but I also learned a ton, grew as a journalist and made friends.We ate cake on my...
Tim Devaney - 06/10/14 06:00 AM EDT
As the lone Republican on one of the most controversial National Labor Relations Boards (NLRB) in recent history, Brian Hayes has often been the last line of resistance to a board dominated by former labor union executives.Hayes joined the NLRB just...
Kevin Bogardus - 11/12/13 06:00 AM EST
The National Football League’s $765 million settlement with retired players “is not the end of the discussion” over concussion-related brain injuries, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told The Hill in an interview.Trumka, whose federation includes...
Kevin Bogardus - 09/30/11 04:45 PM EDT
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka praised President Obama on Friday for focusing on jobs rather than the national deficit.The complimentary words for Obama are a shift in recent tone from the union chief, who last month blasted the White House for...
Vicki Needham - 06/24/14 06:00 AM EDT
Celeste Drake never imagined that she would be a voice for millions of workers, but she would not now trade her position for any other job. Drake, who is the lone trade policy specialist for the AFL-CIO, thrives on the daunting task of steering...
Mike Lillis and Vicki Needham - 01/07/14 08:00 PM EST
Senate Republicans on Tuesday showed they don’t want to be cast as election-year villains in the partisan fight over unemployment benefits.Six GOP senators voted to advance legislation extending federal unemployment insurance payments without...
Kevin Bogardus - 10/13/11 05:55 PM EDT
"Despite this week’s vote in the Senate, millions of Americans are still out of work, the middle class is still under attack and the corporate-backed politicians don’t have a plan to create jobs,” said Gerry McEntee, AFSCME's president, in a...
Kevin Bogardus - 04/14/11 07:13 PM EDT
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday said his move to end collective bargaining rights for public workers was a modest request to make, given the state's fiscal woes. Walker appeared Thursday on Capitol Hill for the first time since his standoff...

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