On January 28, 1917 the United States government gave up the search for Mexican revolutionary leader Pancho Villa. What is officially known in the United States as the "Mexican Expedition" started March 14, 1916 and involved 5,000 U.S military personnel lead by Major General John J. Pershing.
The sit-down tactic proved extremely effective. Workers literally sat in at their jobs and refused to leave. As a result, the company was unable to hire scab replacements.
Home child care workers in Connecticut are poised to win their first union contract, with a vote count scheduled for Feb. 14.
There is no denying that in spite of our best efforts, women continue to be discriminated against in the workplace.
Our country is plagued by a severe jobs crisis. The crisis is on-going and the longer it lasts, the larger the number of permanently unemployed.
The coal miners were underpaid Eastern Europeans who were told not to complain about their substandard and dangerous working conditons.
Low-wage workers at the focus of the nation's defense machine, the Pentagon, joined the lengthening list of fed-up workers who have walked off their jobs.
Despite 17 bargaining sessions over a 60-day period, GE has decided to shutter its 75-year-old plant in Fort Edward, New York.
January 23 is, like most days, a day to remember in labor history.
President Obama is expected to call for an increase in the minimum wage to $10.00 an hour during next Tuesday's State of the Union address.