Several months earlier following orders of then Governor Orval Faubus, the state's national guard blocked the entrance of the "Little Rock Nine" to the city's Central High school.
In response to the city's council action raising the city manager's pay, the city's unions have pushed back, killing that increase at least for now.
The Republican Party's 2012 platform is so radical it would have the government "turn its back on its citizens" and trash every-thing from veterans' health care to food safety inspections, a top union leader says.
This act of Congress, signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, established a national advisory committee to research and draft regulations establishing minimum standards for apprenticeship programs.
"This election is not about our expectations. It is a choice between two different futures."
Public sector job cuts are politically motivated, orchestrated by the Republicans and disproportionately hurting women and minorities.
Republican union busters are planning, just in time for the holidays, a shut down of the Federal Aviation Administration.
AFGE President John Gage happily announced Transportation Security Administration administrator John Pistole's ruling.
An influential right-wing group among the House's new GOP majority, the 170-member Republican Study Committee (RSC), is using "budget cutting" as an excuse to attack federal worker union reps.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will roll out five new rules this year designed to protect workers on the job - but a rule to curb ergonomic injuries will not be one of them.