The economy added just 88,000 new jobs in March while the official jobless rate dropped a tad to 7.6 percent from February's 7.7 percent.
On this day in 1989, the United Mine Workers began their historic strike against Pittston Coal.
The British Trades Union Congress, the umbrella organization for that nation's unions, will push for a specific pay cap for Britain's executive class.
Thousands of New York City fast food workers staged a second one-day walkout from their jobs.
City workers gathered in front of City Hall April 2 with a message for City Council members starting to discuss a new two-year budget.
It's more than just jobs on the chopping block as air traffic control towers at 149 airports begin shutting down this month.
An assassin's bullet felled the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968. King had come to Memphis to support a strike by the city's sanitation workers.
Hundreds of teachers and supporters - joined by teachers from other parts of the state - demonstrated in front of the board of education building.
Striking silk mill workers in Paterson, New Jersey were increasingly at odds with police, who repeatedly crushed their efforts to hold rallies.
The Adkins v. Children's Hospital 5-3 ruling (with one abstention) set up battle lines in the Supreme Court between progressive reformers versus reactionary free marketers.