Unionists and women's leaders celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act by lauding the law and campaigning for the next step.
The song was written and originally performed by Parton for the 1980 film comedy Nine to Five, starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Parton in her film debut.
On November 30, 1854, "Fighting Mary" Eliza McDowell, also known as the "Angel of the Stockyards," was born in Chicago.
Working-class and wealthier women gathered in Boston to found the Women's Trade Union League to support the efforts of women to organize labor unions.
On this date in 1863, at the height of the American Civil War, 18 countries met in Geneva to create the International Red Cross.
A broad cross section of Silicon Valley joined Hyatt hotel workers in front of the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara last week, speaking out against Hyatt's abuse of women workers.
Branch managers had been asking female employees to remove their tops in exchange for money. One office featured a "boom boom room" where women were told to "entertain" clients.
Most people don't realize that a legendary suffragette, Sylvia Pankhurst, lived well into the mid-20th century.