On October 24, 1940 the 40-hour workweek went into effect under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The new law had been signed by President Roosevelt in 1938.
Unfair labor practice charges were filed with the NLRB after the Bain-owned company threatened to shut the plant if workers continue efforts to stop outsourcing.
Not only will Romney profit from outsourcing through stock he owns, but his 2011 tax returns reveal he got a huge tax break by moving Sensata stock to a charity organization he controls.
In June, an announcement was in the local paper that Air Evac was moving its headquarters to a town near St. Louis. One hundred fifty jobs would be lost.
Steven Horsford wants to be inducted into a very small group: members of Congress who are, like him, active union members.
Indiana's newly enacted so-called "right to work" law, which deprives unions of money they need to represent workers, is headed for a showdown in state courts.
Today in 1889, the first nationwide school strike against corporal punishment - in Great Britain - took place.
The workers, who will lose their jobs to China thanks to Mitt Romney's Bain Capital, will star in a new film about their struggle.
Unions are on full mobilization status as they rev up their final push in the 2012 election battle.