A book for Labor Day: "Playing Bigger Than You Are - A Life In Organizing"

This Labor Day workers will be marching and highlighting union and election struggles around the country. After the marches, it might be a good time to kick back and read a good book by a leader in those fights.


Caterpillar capitalism triumphs

Machinists at Caterpillar voted to accept the company's contract offer, which included the same give backs as the one they rejected some four months ago.


Judy Gallo, longtime activist, dies at 70

About 100 friends and activists in labor and progressive groups gathered at a memorial here Aug. 18 to pay tribute to Judy Gallo, who died recently at age 70.


Janitors strike rocks Houston, forces employers to talk

Janitors here won a historic victory this past week as the contractors were forced to begin negotiations with the Service Employees International Union.


Today in labor history: remembering Frank Little and more

Wobblie organizer Frank Little is dragged by six masked men from his hotel room and hung from the Milwaukee Railroad trestle.