The strike by dock workers could have frozen business at every port from Boston to Houston.
It was the first attempt to found a national miner's union.
In a landmark decision the National Labor Relations Board threw out a 50-year precedent and took away a powerful weapon employers have had.
The hunger strikers called on postal management to suspend cuts and closures and allow Congress to fix the finances by repealing the prefunding mandate and refunding the pension surplus.
Tea Party Republicans should have witnessed what took place last night at the Cesar Chavez Academy, a large for-profit charter school in Southwest Detroit.
On this day in 1921 the Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice William Howard Taft, declared that picketing was unconstitutional.
The same weekend as U.S. Walmart workers went on a Black Friday strike 112 garment workers were killed in a fire in Bangladesh.
She needed a notebook more than food. It would save her sanity and soul.
On December 20, 2005, thousands of workers began what was to be a three-day strike of the New York City transit system over retirement, pension and wage issues.
It is one of those ironies of history that on December 10, 1948 the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.