Having organized over 10,000 new members in the past year, delegates enthusiastically agreed to organize at least 10,000 new members every year until their next convention in 2019.
The private appropriation of socially produced wealth is capitalism's central mechanism.
"This is an important victory. Johns Hopkins Hospital sets the standard for healthcare in our city and that standard has just been raised."
My members, along with hundreds of labor, community, faith and student allies, have arrived to show support to fast food workers organizing for $15-an hour and a union.
The Bricklayers became the latest union to join the BlueGreen Alliance, a coalition of 16 unions and environmental groups working together.
Unionists ratified a new contract with the area's big food chains, and Local 770 passed the 100-store organizing mark at CVS, adding 2,000 members.
"This is a plan to close Post Offices and outsource postal work. A sign on the door that says 'We're closed, go to Staples.' It couldn't get much more obvious.
Rasheen Aldridge, an organizer with Show Me $15, has been fired because of his role as a protest organizer.
Opening a new front in their long campaign to improve Walmart, the "Walmart moms," members of OURWalmart, are taking on the company's chairman.
On May 28, 1946, more than 30,000 workers in Rochester, N.Y., staged a successful one-day general strike.