The CWA and the Teamsters reached a tentative first contract for 15,000 passenger services agents at American Airlines.
Jonathan Luther "John""Casey" Jones from Jackson, Tenn., was an American railroader who worked for the Illinois Central Railroad.
They came from cities up and down the East Coast to show their unity and support for each other in ongoing contract struggles.
A key issue in the rejection was the pact's apparent free hand to FiatChrysler to shift jobs between U.S. plants or to Mexico.
This week's People's World Podcast is a conversation between Rasheen Aldridge and Tiffany Loftin.
Groups came together to demonstrate their support for the workers at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Citrix who are fighting for quality jobs and fair treatment at the workplace.
An administrative law judge threw out one of the dirtiest decertification elections in recent labor history.
"Steel jobs provide decent living wages and help support a lot of other jobs in the community; the company wants to take that away."
"The union movement should join with others who are saying 'instead of building more prisons, we should be creating more jobs and offering more job training.'"
"Jobs in the auto industry helped build America's middle class, but today they are adding to the nation's low-wage crisis."