The teachers' union, plus parents and community leaders, faced off against a powerful, well-financed challenge.
It's up to us, union workers, and non-union workers alike, to make our voices heard and stop this attack on unions.
Could we see a new movement to leverage the power of the public purse against the corporate pay policies that do so much to leave us more unequal?
Last week, Walmart reported falling sales for five consecutive quarters and the company reported losing up to $3 billion a year because of stocking problems.
"Corporations are people in America and can run orchestrated campaigns to destroy working people. That's what gets me mad!"
Two mineworkers were killed late Monday after being trapped in a collapse in a coal mine in Wharton, W.Va., operated by the Patriot Coal Company.
The campaign finance rulings "open the gates to billionaires" to capture the U.S. political process while shutting workers out, AFSCME President Lee Saunders says.
Target has long been anti-union, and it has a new version of its hilarious propaganda video meant to scare workers away from organizing for a voice on the job.
States and cities frequently shower firms with millions of dollars in tax breaks, all in the name of gaining - or keeping - jobs. The corporate rich get richer from it.
No matter how this is recast or repackaged, the bottom line is the hard-working men and women employed at takeover targets get the short end of the stick.