The radical right, big business and GOP coalition that pushes right to work for less legislation suffered a setback in Virginia in late January.
Disregarding a move by Michigan's GOP governor to take the issue straight to the state Supreme Court, Michigan unions sued to overturn the state's "right to work" law affecting private sector workers.
Actions in the U.S. will vary from protests to delivering letters to Mexican government consulate offices.
The NLRB found that Local 1181 had a fair dispute with both the DOE and the bus companies.
The long struggle by thousands of Avondale shipyard workers here to save their jobs appears to have been successful.
"The board respectfully disagrees with the decision and believes the president's position in the matter will ultimately be upheld," said NLRB Chairman Mark Pearce.
Mayor Bloomberg's anti-worker, anti-union bias again reared its ugly head when he and his DOE appointed head attacked school bus drivers and their union.
Referendum petitions continue to circulate in Ohio in an effort to put a so-called right-to-work initiative on the state ballot.
I spent so much time on picket lines as a kid that when I thought my dad's rules were too strict, I would run to build a sign on a stick and try to talk the neighbor kids into marching around the house with me.
On December 20, 2005, thousands of workers began what was to be a three-day strike of the New York City transit system over retirement, pension and wage issues.