"This is a day to protest against bad conditions for working people and join together to fight for a better world."
USW members who work for Marathon have gone without pay for nearly three months because they know what's at stake: Their lives.
"The labor movement's doors are open to any candidate who's serious about transforming our economy with high and rising wages."
Over 250 workers walked out of the fields several times, as their anger grew over the wages and the conditions in the labor camp where they lived.
Unions observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew our efforts for safe workplaces.
Here are some recent lower court cases involving workers.
In a follow-up to Workers Memorial Day, OSHA will stage the largest occupational safety event ever next month.
"The practice to remove more persons from the right-of-ways of American railroads endangers the general public."
"The same forces that want to privatize the postal system and oppose voting rights want to keep the federal sub-minimum wage just like it is."
The City of Los Angeles has been placed on notice that a possible strike may be necessary in the near future if negotiations continued to be stalled.