"It's outrageous that Bill Gates says he supports public health programs, and yet he's the primary owner of a company that locks out its workers."
Until recently, the situation of domestic workers - nannies, caregivers, housecleaners, etc. - has largely stayed below the radar.
During this time, 20,000 other newspaper workers represented by other unions refused to cross the photo engravers' picket lines.
This is the fourth sports lockout within the last two years. It is the third lockout and fourth labor stoppage for NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.
Actions ranged from picket lines to in-store actions.
Nearly 40 community and union members showed up at an East Side Walmart here to show solidarity with the store's workers.
"The voters spoke loud and clear and rejected any cuts in Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security."
Coca-Cola's attempt to get rid of the Teamsters and a union contract in Las Vegas fizzled out like so much bad soda.
The night before the strike, hundreds of port workers, union and community supporters gathered at the airport to launch the action.