Today in labor history, Nov. 27, 1937, the pro-labor musical revue, "Pins & Needles," opens on Broadway with a cast of International Ladies Garment Workers Union members.
Three GOP senators want to "Walmartize" federal workers by eliminating regular pensions for all new hires.
The U.S. Labor Department has released a fascinating list of "books that shaped work in America."
The election report to delegates at the Central Labor Council (CLC), in this union-dense Ohio home of the state's largest steel and auto manufacturing facilities, was one of a different type this November.
President George Washington became the first president to proclaim a Thanksgiving holiday, when, at the request of Congress, he proclaimed November 26 as a day of national thanksgiving for the U.S. Constitution.
The typhoon destroyed several hospitals, along with homes, schools, power lines, bridges and virtually everything else.
Voters in Cincinnati, Ohio, by huge margin, turned down a tea party initiative that would've wiped out public worker's pensions in that city.
The "strike for better schools" was intended to reform the way the schools were administered and operated, and also how workers there were treated.
Activists and Walmart employees joined together to stage a protest at the Walmart Supercenter in Lancaster, a suburb of Dallas, Nov. 20.
"Walmart is just a bully, and people across the country are starting to see the real Walmart, that's why I continue to stand up, because the time for change is now."