Up to 2,000 union members and community allies filled Cedar Street May 5 to support 986 union members whose jobs are threatened.
Such contrasts lead the AFL-CIO to publish its yearly study comparing CEO pay and the median pay of U.S. workers.
As support spreads nationwide for the 39,000 striking Verizon workers, CWA reveals the company has a massive offshoring operation in the Philippines.
The U.S. Supreme Court has handed a judicial win - even if only in one big city - to the "Fight for 15 and a union" movement.
"Too many workers remain at serious risk of injury, illness or death. There is much more work to be done."
"Contract workers are most frequently assigned to the most hazardous jobs, and employers are not meeting their legal obligations to provide safe working conditions."
Members of USW Local 1999 will take the fight to save their jobs to the streets with a march and rally at the Indiana State Capitol.
Over the past year, U.S. Steel has announced hundreds of layoffs in its workforce across the country.
April 1 is likely to go down in history as unions and community organizations representing people from all walks of life stage strikes and actions from one end of the city to the other.
"They've been treating the workforce like something they can just ignore."