The strike by dock workers could have frozen business at every port from Boston to Houston.
It was the first attempt to found a national miner's union.
In a landmark decision the National Labor Relations Board threw out a 50-year precedent and took away a powerful weapon employers have had.
The same weekend as U.S. Walmart workers went on a Black Friday strike 112 garment workers were killed in a fire in Bangladesh.
She needed a notebook more than food. It would save her sanity and soul.
It is one of those ironies of history that on December 10, 1948 the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
About 40 farmworker allies targeted the Wawa store in an action in solidarity with Farm Labor Organizing Committee (AFL-CIO) - and workers on tobacco farms in North Carolina.
The Newspaper Guild Local 1 is conducting a spirited campaign to Save The Plain Dealer, the city's only daily newspaper.
This action was part of a national week of actions that began Dec 12. at Hyatt headquarters in Chicago.
On this day in 1906, the first ever sit-down strike in American history took place at the General Electric plant in Schenectady, N.Y.