Mobile Rail fired three workers on July 26 and 29 after they complained to OSHA about job safety problems. All are IWW supporters.
The union is continuing its fight for retired miners and their families in the courts, in Congress and through community action.
The Post-Intelligencer is owned by the Hearst Corporation, which, at the time, was notorious for anti-unionism and anti-communism.
"This settlement will help keep thousands of exposed Walmart workers safe and healthy on the job."
"After several weeks of nearly around-the-clock negotiations, I believe we have reached something that can be taken to the membership for ratification."
"Companies that choose to outsource American call center jobs overseas should forfeit their eligibility for federal financial assistance."
The nation's unions plan a massive presence at the 50th commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King's famous 1963 March on Washington.
Citing the AFL-CIO's new dynamism and activism, UFCW formally rejoined the labor federation on August 8, leaving Change To Win, but not its organizing institute.
On Aug. 9, 1927, 10 school custodians met in Oakland, Calif., to form what was to become the 230,000-member California School Employees Association, representing school support staff throughout the state.
Zapata headed the land reform struggles of Mexican farmers and was a leader of the Mexican revolution.