Ted Kennedy Jr. calls on unionized workers to back Democrat Blumenthal in Conn. Senate race

Kennedy son rallies Conn. unions in Senate race

Alaska Senate hopeful Miller opposes federal minimum wage, says it should be left to states

Alaska Senate candidate opposes fed minimum wage

Rally backed by labor, civil rights group lends support for Democrats as election nears

DC rally shows support for struggling Democrats

Conn. GOP Senate candidate McMahon open to reducing minimum wage, ending rate increases

Conn. Senate candidate won’t rule out wage cuts

NY, NJ longshoremen on strike despite court order over Del Monte work dispute

Longshoremen on strike in NJ, NY over produce work

Should celebrity an expert make? Colbert talk before Congress sparks debate

Colbert sparks debate about ‘expert’ celebrities

Britain’s new opposition Labour Party chief Ed Miliband denies he’ll advocate a leftist agenda

New Labour leader says he won’t be “Red Ed”

Britain’s opposition Labour Party elects Ed Miliband as new leader in close run vote

Ed Miliband elected new leader of UK Labour Party

Grocery workers union calls off boycott of Arizona over immigration law

Grocery workers union calls off Arizona boycott

Miliband almost certain to be voted next leader of Britain’s Labour Party: But which one?

New Labour leader will be Miliband: But which one?

South African 17-year-old hit by police bullet at protest over lack of exam prep time

SAfrican teen killed by police bullet at protest

Zimbabwe state airline fires striking pilots, plans to charter outside carriers to take over

Zimbabwe state airline fires striking pilots

South African unions suspend civil service strike after 20 days

Unions suspend South African civil service strike

Tired and disillusioned, Lech Walesa shuns Solidarity anniversary sessions

Walesa shuns Solidarity 30th anniversary sessions

South African president calls for talks to end nationwide civil servants’ strike in 2nd week

South African president steps in to end strikes

South African police ordered not to join strike that has hit hospitals, schools nationwide

South African police ordered not to join strike

In South Africa, doctors and activists worry about impact of strike on AIDS patients

AIDS patients hurt by South African strike

Volunteers, soldiers help at S.African hospitals as nationwide strike hits government services

Army medics help hospitals during S.African strike

Civil servants’ union calls a strike in South Africa, protests for higher wages start slow

Civil servants’ union calls strike in South Africa

Laborers’ union will rejoin AFL-CIO in sign of greater labor unity

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer calls special session to fix ballot measure targeting labor unions

Brewer calls special session on anti-union measure

AFL-CIO president seeks to bolster enthusiasm for Democrats in November elections

President Barack Obama speaks briefly on Afghanistan

Anti-crime or control? Beijing starts gating, locking low-income migrant villages

Beijing starts gating, locking migrant villages

W.Va. AFL-CIO asks Gov. Joe Maintain to appoint himself to Byrd’s Senate seat; he says no

W.Va. AFL-CIO asks governor to take Byrd’s seat

National Labor Relations Board to reopen nearly 100 cases after Supreme Court ruling

Labor board to reopen nearly 100 cases

WASHINGTON — The leading federal agency that resolves disputes between labor and management says it will reopen 96 of nearly 600 cases that a recent Supreme Court ruling called into question.

Brady: Ill. minimum wage of $8.25 an hour should match lower federal rate

Brady: Ill. minimum wage should match federal

House passes campaign bill backed by Democrats, opposed by Republicans

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Supreme Court says 5-person national labor board can’t make decisions with only 2 members

Court: 2-person labor board can’t make decisions

World Cup security strike spreads to half of venues, Johannesburg latest to be hit

World Cup strike spreads to half of venues

Unions say their message to moderate Democrats came through despite failure to oust Lincoln

President Barack Obama

In surprise, Arkansas Sen. Blanche Lincoln wins with Clinton starpower and anti-union message

Bill Clinton

Ark. Sen. Lincoln, Democratic challenger Halter focus on black voters as runoff election nears

President Barack Obama

Federal appeals court rules for US Airways pilot union in dispute with America West pilots

Appeals court rules for US Airways pilot union

NY lawmakers approve rights for domestic workers to overtime pay, weekly day off

NY lawmakers approve domestic worker rights

Clinton: Don’t let anger sink Lincoln’s bid for re-election to Senate seat

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