A top international union leader has a grim message for the leaders of world financial institutions.
"We've learned that it doesn't matter who you are, if you stay strong and you're on the side of justice."
The radical right, big business and GOP coalition that pushes right to work for less legislation suffered a setback in Virginia in late January.
Disregarding a move by Michigan's GOP governor to take the issue straight to the state Supreme Court, Michigan unions sued to overturn the state's "right to work" law affecting private sector workers.
Actions in the U.S. will vary from protests to delivering letters to Mexican government consulate offices.
The House of Representatives here gave a resounding defeat to the union haters this week when it voted 212-141 against a right to work for less bill.
Union leaders see the weakening of union rights and the drop in union membership numbers as key factors in the backward movement of the middle class.
The AFL-CIO is launching a presidential style mass nationwide campaign.
The long struggle by thousands of Avondale shipyard workers here to save their jobs appears to have been successful.
Michigan's two controversial right-to-work laws are headed on a fast track to the state's Supreme Court.