On this day in 1938, 12,000 pecan shellers in San Antonio, Texas, went on strike in 400 locations.
Organizing Canton could be a stepping-stone to organizing the South's growing auto industry. "This particular campaign is beneficial both for the nation and for the world."
A crowd heard Communist Party Labor Commission Chair Scott Marshall's take on how he sees these issues fit into the macro-challenges facing labor movement today.
Remaking the U.S. workforce to make it more competitive in the 21st century will take an attitude shift by companies, students, and their parents.
Some 200 union advocates of single-payer government-run national health care met in Chicago in mid-January to plan their next moves.
Nearly 1,100 burials were delayed after negotiations between the two groups broke down and workers were locked out of the association's 26 cemeteries.
The song was written and originally performed by Parton for the 1980 film comedy Nine to Five, starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Parton in her film debut.
"The board respectfully disagrees with the decision and believes the president's position in the matter will ultimately be upheld," said NLRB Chairman Mark Pearce.
The workers were protesting not just their low pay but also the intolerable working conditions on an important canal construction project.
Mayor Bloomberg's anti-worker, anti-union bias again reared its ugly head when he and his DOE appointed head attacked school bus drivers and their union.