Stephen Mason raised his voice over honking motorists and whooping protesters at a McDonald's in Brainerd Thursday and explained why he thinks the federal minimum wage should be raised to $15 an hour.
A group of about 35 organized labor supporters gathered on Thursday in a public park to attack critics' efforts to sidetrack the United Auto Workers' ongoing campaign to organize the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant.
Most small employers in Tennessee have opted to renew their existing health insurance plans for another year this fall to stay ahead of potentially costly changes coming from the requirements of the new health care reform law in January.
President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
The United Auto Workers union is looking at hiking membership dues by 25 percent, the first increase since 1967, a top UAW official and several union sources told Reuters.
Christie Burns can’t believe her good fortune. She gets to do a job she loves, and get paid for it. Guaranteed.
The Tennessee Valley Authority plans to let more sunshine into its mix of power generation next year, but one leading residential supplier of the solar power said he still feels like he is being left out in the cold.
A private survey shows U.S. businesses last month added the most jobs in a year, powered by big gains in manufacturing and construction.
Volkswagen sales in the U.S. slid in November as the company bumps up against strong gains from last year, but the automaker's Chattanooga-made Passat drew extra attention due to a TV ad from a competitor.
America's oldest privately held clothing manufacturer has filed for bankruptcy after a federal pension protection agency ordered the company to replenish its underfunded retirement plan.
As fast food workers across the nation prepare a new wave of strikes to raise their wages, Chattanooga service industry workers, along with Occupy Chattanooga, Chattanooga for Workers and Move to Amend Chattanooga, will join in the National Day Against Low Pay Demonstration at the Brainerd McDonald’s restaurant on Thursday.
DETROIT — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Detroit can use bankruptcy to cut employee pensions and relieve itself of other crushing debts, handing a defeat to the city's unions and retirees and shifting the case into a delicate new phase.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Jefferson County has closed the sale of nearly $1.8 billion in new debt and emerged from the nation's second largest municipal bankruptcy.
The owner of Warehouse Row plans to push its investment into the office and retail center past the $30 million mark next year, making the refurbishing one of the largest ever of a downtown Chattanooga site.
Unemployment edged higher in October in most counties of Southeast Tennessee and Northwest Georgia after dipping to or near 5-year lows in some area counties during September.