Day 11 saw 160 trade unionistts fly in from Los Angeles. They marched into the state capitol rotunda to thunderous applause, cheering and chanting.
On day 6 of the peaceful occupation of the Wisconsin Capital, Steelworkers president Leo Gerard led a delegation of union members into the Capital Rotunda.
Members of the NFL Players Association, are facing the possibility of being out of work if their bosses follow up on threats to lock them out when their contract expires March 4.
The United Steelworkers has condemned the Jan. 24 arrest of Manny Armenta, one of its international representatives, by customs officials in the northern Mexican state of Sonora.
240 locked-out workers from the Roquette corn-milling plant turned to national and international unions to garner support.
HARTFORD, Conn. - Hundreds of workers and their supporters rallied at Park Place Health Care Center in Hartford last week marking the 400 workers' sixth month on strike against Spectrum Healthcare. The members of SEIU 1199 recapped their struggle, and vowed to stand firm until they win a decent contract.
Next in the "rising tide of world labor protest" file comes the September 29 labor actions in Europe.
As of August 30, the 300 workers at the Mott's plant in Williamson, N.Y., have been on strike for 100 days.
New York City union members converged outside United Parcel Service's midtown Manhattan office Sept. 1 for an informational picket line on labor rights issues in Turkey.
The Restaurant Opportunities Center of Michigan (ROC-MI) won a major victory when the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued an order that Dearborn's Andiamo Restaurant acted illegally.