UPWA: Pioneers in African American history

Leaders of the United Packinghouse Workers of America marched in support of striking Memphis sanitation workers in April 1968.

Fantastic feat

NEW YORK (PAI) — It’s one 10-shoe-store chain in New York City, involving 95 workers, but the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union’s win at Footco is a glimpse into the future, where unions create new strategies to organize not just stores, but communities.


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Mining families still gripped with grief, anger

Once the CNN trucks roll out, the national story dies on the vine, but for mining families and the United Mine Workers union in West Virginia, the recent coal mine disasters just won’t go away.