The movement in New Haven for jobs, youth opportunity, and an end to violence filled the streets with a march of 2,000 last week.
The AFL-CIO described it as "deeply disappointing and troubling."
The right-wing anti-labor agenda continues, as bills in state capitols countrywide - designed to attack workers rights - still threaten middle and working class families.
Members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists approved the two unions' merger.
Honduras is violating the Central American Free Trade Agreement by not enforcing its own labor laws.
Hundreds of AT&T workers and their families filled the New Haven Green Saturday with a sea of red t-shirts and Communications Workers of America signs.
"An outstanding and phenomenal woman," noted Metro Detroit Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) President Millie Hall about Metro Detroit AFL-CIO President Saundra Williams.
Late Friday afternoon a federal judge here struck down two parts of GOP Gov. Scott Walker's 2011 anti-worker law that killed collective bargaining rights for workers.
"For Latinas, the pathway to social and economic advancement is lined with hurdles," says the 134-page Trabajadoras: Challenges and Conditions of Latina Workers in the United States.
The Tesoro Company is forcing its Steelworkers members at its six U.S. refineries into a confrontation.