Women's' groups calculate the median female worker loses $11,600 yearly to the discriminatory wage gap.
The ruling clearing independent union leader Napoleon Gomez Urrutia of all remaining charges, paves the way for him to return to daily presidency of his union, Los Mineros.
It's taken nine years, but some 7,000 former New Orleans school workers may be headed for a multimillion-dollar win of back wages and penalties this fall.
The NLRB seeks a court injunction ordering Kellogg's to take the workers back and bargain in good faith with their BCTGM, locked out last Oct.
"The industry employing her is in receipt of the working energy of a human being at less than its cost, and to that extent is parasitic."
The LA pension case affects 20,000 present municipal workers and the Illinois case affects 621,000 workers and retirees.
Tule Lake was the largest and most conflict-ridden of the ten War Relocation Authority camps used to carry out the government's system of exclusion and detention of persons of Japanese descent.
The decision to head for court “recognizes Kellogg’s illegal positions and iron-fisted conduct were so destructive to these workers’ rights ."
The tangle over UAW's loss at Chattanooga is important to workers nationwide because this union recognition election saw massive anti-union intervention by outside-funded right wing groups.
White supremacist Byron De La Beckwith was convicted in the murder of African-American civil rights leader Medgar Evers, over 30 years after the crime occurred.