"We are going to stand up, fight back and go to jail for our members - and that is something Peabody can't buy."
The Poor Peoples March began in Washington D.C. less than a month after the murder of Martin Luther King Jr.
"Many of those killed and injured are temporary workers who often perform the most dangerous jobs and are not receiving the training and protective measures required."
May Day demonstrations here and across the nation today are part of global demonstrations involving tens of millions on every continent.
Carla Hale, beloved 19-year teacher at Bishop Watterson High School here, was fired by the Catholic Diocese in March for "violating the morality clause."
Today in Austin, Texas, the National Taxi Workers Alliance granted its first local chapter charter since it joined the AFL-CIO.
But, in a tight budget environment for domestic programs and with House Republicans' hostility towards workers, there appear to be long odds against the success of his plan.
Instead, Hyatt Hotels announced its nomination of a longtime financial executive and McDonald's Board Member, Cary McMillan, to join its board of directors.
Hundreds of Chicago's retail and fast food workers rallied at St. James Cathedral last night after having walked off their jobs early in the day.
Union protests forced the Obama administration's TSA to yank its plan to let airplane passengers bring small knives aboard planes.