It is one of those ironies of history that on December 10, 1948 the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
On this day in 1830, the trial of nearly 350 agricultural workers began in England.
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.
"We cannot cut our way to job creation," the Rev. Roosevelt Broadnax told labor and community allies.
The "right to work for less" law can be overturned.
The unions and their allies have launched campaigns against the budget cutting ideas, contacting lawmakers both in D.C. and at home.
Palermo's factory workers banded together and presented their employer with a petition stating their intent to unionize so they could effectively discuss issues of safety, health and wages.
"Too many new teachers enter our schools feeling unprepared. We shouldn't tolerate that in a profession so important to our country's future."