More than two thirds of workers at a popular Northampton hotel say they plan to unionize. Around 50 Hotel Northampton workers marched through downtown Tuesday night to announce their intention to bargain collectively. Three Northampton City Councilors marched with the group. The group attempted to present their union petition to hotel owner Mansour Ghalibaf, who refused to come out of his office to accept it. A total of 66 hotel workers need to vote in favor before a union election can be held, which could happen as soon as next month.
Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.
In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.
Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.
This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.
Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.