Lauren McFerran, President Obama's nominee to an NLRB seat, pledged she'll bring a judicial attitude to the five-member panel.
"The fight against income inequality starts at Walmart. We are proud to stand with Walmart workers this Black Friday to speak out for fair pay and respect."
Just nine days before workers are planning Black Friday protests at more than 1,000 Walmarts, the country's largest employer is contributing to the hunger crisis in the United States.
The workers who run Social Security are launching a campaign against future budget cuts.
On November 19, 1915, labor leader and songwriter Joe Hill was executed in Utah on what many believe was a framed charge of murder.
"With Walmart's low-wages and hectic schedules, too many Walmart workers are left on the edge of poverty."
Workers at the General Motors plant in Atlanta, Georgia participated in a sit-down strike, which was part of a greater ongoing wave of labor organizing during the 1930s.
"What happened in this election," Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO declared, "is that the vast majority of the voters stayed home."
History was made on Thursday, Nov. 13, when Walmart workers took part in the first sit-ins in the store's history to demand $15 an hour and full-time work.
On this date, Nov. 17, 1734, New York printer and journalist John Peter Zenger (1697-1746), a German immigrant, was arrested.