On this day in 1938, 12,000 pecan shellers in San Antonio, Texas, went on strike in 400 locations.
Negotiators for Twin Cities janitorial contractors and security contractors are seeking deep contract concessions from SEIU Local 26.
The unyielding bargaining stance of a private school bus company forced bus drivers into unanimous strike authorization votes.
"Sometimes I am told to work cleaning the store all night long," said Marco Tulio Perez, who cleans a Twin Cities Target store.
The ruling in early January disappointed the coalition of seven public worker unions who had challenged Walker's law in court.
The court ruled that U.S. citizens could be imprisoned without probable cause and denied their right to habeas corpus during a time of "insurrection."
When Romualdo Cardoso started working in restaurants 15 years ago he had the American Dream.
Bloomberg's threat to kids' safety while riding school buses forced some 8,000 drivers, mechanics and school bus matrons to strike.
The Communications Workers have lost the union recognition vote by the narrow margin of 161 votes out of almost 6,000 cast.
All the grain terminals, which handle a huge share of overall U.S. grain trade, are owned by huge multinational corporations, many of them foreign-based.