Walmart workers and labor and community allies held a protest at an east Orlando Walmart on Black Friday. The action was one of hundreds organized around the country.
The janitors wore giant back and white photos draped around their chests and back as they marched and chanted "What's disgusting? Union busting! What's outrageous? Poverty wages!"
More than a dozen actions were planned at Publix stores mostly in Florida, along with actions around the country.
One-day strikes affected seven Summit hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area, involving up to 3,200 nurses and several hundred medical technicians.
On this day in 1816 the term "scab" was coined by the Albany Typographical Union in reference to strike breaking.
While the USPS was closed on Veterans Day, Portland, Ore. postal employees used their day off to say that if USPS really wants to honor veterans, it should hire them.
The Supreme Court has said employers are responsible for ensuring there is no racial or sexual harassment, discrimination on the job, or "racially hostile" environments and so are their supervisors.
This Black Friday, Wal-Mart associates plan to hold a series of actions at 1,000 Wal-Mart locations nationwide.
After 15 months of negotiations the United Food and Commercial Workers called "highly contentious," and a ten-day strike.
Leo Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers union came to Chicago this week to receive a Visionary Leader Award presented to him.