Teachers union activists assembled at the Chicago Public School Board before classes began to protest plans to expand for-profit charter schools.
Hundreds of retirees and their supporters rallied in connection with hearings held by the White House Commission on Aging.
The TPP would give firms and investors "rights and privileges" that make it safer to take production overseas to low-wage, labor and human rights violators.
In 1962, Dolores Huerta and César Chávez launched the National Farm Workers Association; Huerta's organizing skills were essential to its growth.
They packed the Small Business Committee hearing room and offered detailed testimony on the benefits of unionization and the harm such a law would cause.
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, we offer a shoutout to Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (1837-1930).
Walker's deception confronts overwhelming evidence that RTW will further hurt a low-wage state that needs more buying power.
Today people from around the country and globe are wishing the long time civil rights giant, Julian Bond, a very happy birthday.
Honorees and attendees alike showed what solidarity looks like at the 2014 People's World Amistad Awards, "People & Nature before Profits."
Six janitors contracted to work at the theater hadn't been paid for their work in months; when they finally spoke up, the contracting company fired them all.