Community activists kicked off a campaign for a ballot initiative that would require private employers to offer their workers up to seven days of paid sick leave.
If you ask a cab driver, there's a good chance he or she will tell you, "I'm a member of the National Taxi Workers Alliance."
Two thousand shrimp workers from Cambodia and Myanmar suffered human rights abuses and indentured servitude at the hands of Walmart.
Bay Area unions and immigrant rights organizations marked May Day with picket lines, rallies and marches in cities around the region.
Unionists, Occupy Wall Street supporters, immigrants, women, LGBT activists and the disabled filled Union Square from one end to the other on May Day.
The announcement was made as the enormous retail chain - and its attack on labor - became a focus of the annual May Day march held here yesterday.
The rally was planned to coincide with Peabody Energy's corporate shareholders' meeting, which was being held at the Peabody Opera House.
The rallies and march were testimony once again to the apparent success labor, immigrant rights and others have had in recent years re-claiming May Day.