The job losses occurred in nearly every sector of the economy, but manufacturing and construction businesses were hit particularly hard.
The labor movement and its allies are celebrating the restoration of union bargaining rights for hundreds of Sheraton employees.
The American Railway Union, led by Eugene Debs, initiated a boycott against the Pullman Palace Car Company.
"We stand in Congress on the side of the 99 percent against the one percent. So we need this campaign, we need to raise the minimum wage."
The campaign for $15 an hour or $12 with benefits has been going on for several months now.
James Dolan, the owner of the New York Knicks, has often faced criticism for his front office decision making and the team's lack of on-court success.
"We believe all children deserve great schools, and Congress must make the investments so we are ensuring opportunity for all children, not exacerbating current inequities."
Europe's present experience, past world history, and U.S. federal budget cutting show that "austerity doesn't work" as a way to pull the U.S. and the world out of the Great Recession.
Teamsters are voting on new contracts with UPS. They cover 250,000 workers, making them the largest private-sector bargaining agreements in the U.S.
Six people who died here June 5 have been described as being "of different backgrounds and classes."