On day six of the massive protests in Wisconsin, busloads of Chicago union and community activists arrived to show solidarity. Labor editor John Wojcik gets on the bus, too.
There is one thing Wisconsin union families want everyone to know: the protests are about workers' freedom to organize into a union and bargain collectively.
Cleveland staged a protest against Rite Aid's attempt to take away fully paid union health insurance from workers.
Hundreds of Machinist union members and their supporters ralled for job security Tuesday in front of the IAM Lodge 1746 plant, across from Pratt & Whitney's sprawling main production facility in East Hartford, Conn.
CHICAGO - "Thirteen hundred teachers have been laid off in Chicago, put on unemployment, their houses and cars being taken and what do we have? Mark Kirk is up there hiding!
Next in the "rising tide of world labor protest" file comes the September 29 labor actions in Europe.
More than 1,000 workers across the U.S. and Canada are preparing today to stage non-violent civil disobedience actions with thousands of others backing them up at Hyatt hotels in 15 different cities.
Taxi drivers protest underhanded tactics and immigration arrests of 25 drivers by local parking authority working in collusion with federal immigration officials.
CHICAGO - Saying comprehensive immigration reform could wait no longer, 32 labor, religious, and community leaders and an elected official were arrested after blocking Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices May 25.
Under the banner of "Good Jobs Now! Make Wall Street Pay" Chicago labor and allies will be marching on LaSalle Street, Chicago's version of Wall Street.