Now, the Steelworkers say, it's up to the government to do something about it.
Teachers with Alliance/AFT of Dallas picketed outside the administration office of the Dallas Independent School district before the board meeting on Feb. 23.
Apple made over $14 billion in the fourth quarter of last year alone - yet workers in companies that supply its products overseas, particularly in China are paid low wages
Demonstrators carried signs and chanted slogans urging "Women in the Trades" and "Union Jobs for All."
On Feb. 17, with the support of community and business leaders, they gathered in front of a Walmart Express store and fought back.
Unions are joining with civil rights and community partners in a massive re-enactment of the historic 1965 Alabama civil rights march.
More than 1,200 labor and community activists turned out in force at a boisterous rally Friday outside the Conservative Political Action Conference.
A $26.5 billion settlement between the states' attorneys general and big banks over the financial finagling with mortgage-backed securities is a good first step, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says.
Alabama's anti-immigrant law, HB 56, has threatened people of color regardless of their legal status, and continues to damage the state's economy and reputation.
Neither the state AFL-CIO's efforts nor the special election recall loss in November of a key radical right ally stopped GOP Gov. Jan Brewer