U.S. News


California State University faculty ready to strike

The California Faculty Association demonstrated in front of the California State University Board of Trustees headquarters.


Low wage strikes and protests biggest in U.S. history

Low-wage workers in over 200 cities, backed by the nation's unions, walked off their jobs or joined protesters yesterday from one end of the nation to the other.


Plans to make Black Friday biggest worker mobilization ever

Walmart workers, the nation's labor leaders, and community leaders from all across the U.S. announced plans to turn the busiest holiday shopping day of the year into one of the largest mobilizations of workers in U.S. history.


OUR Walmart shows strength in nation's heartland

Growth of OUR Walmart in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Michigan has been greater than all other states combined.


Across nation, Walmart workers protest illegal firings

Across the nation, Walmart workers struck again, and rallied with union and community supporters in some 15 cities.


Fast food workers strike in 60 cities for higher wages

Fast food workers went on strike in a half dozen Michigan cities as well as over 60 cities, towns and suburbs nationwide, driving home how fast this movement for dignity and a 15 dollar an hour wage is spreading.


Students strike vs. standardized tests, school closings (with video)

High school students went on strike today, refusing to participate in the second day of standardized testing.


Today in women’s history: Police evict striking Woolworth’s clerks

New York City police evicted and arrested striking Woolworth's store clerks - mostly women - who had occupied stores demanding a 40-hour workweek.


Today in women's history: International Women's Day

March 8, International Women's Day, grew from two sources -- the struggle of working women to form trade unions and the fight for women's right to vote.