On this day in 1906, the first ever sit-down strike in American history took place at the General Electric plant in Schenectady, N.Y.
Symphony halls will be full as orchestra musicians - many who are members of American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM) - fill the air with holiday-themed concerts.
Non-union workers at Oakland Airport were backed by their union counterparts as they told the port commissioners just why they are struggling for the right to organize.
Several thousand marched from 34 Street and Broadway to Times Square to rally for living wages here and around the country.
Canadian workers joined the union a year after it was formed, at which point it came to be called the International Union of Steam Engineers.
In response to the city's council action raising the city manager's pay, the city's unions have pushed back, killing that increase at least for now.
Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly are proving that sometimes, unionized workers for state and local governments can't trust the Democrats, either.
African American delegates met in Washington, D.C., to form the Colored National Labor Union.
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union said tentative agreement has been reached between ILWU Local 63's Office Clerical Unit (OCU) and 14 employers.
This is the fourth time members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers' International Union have voted down an identical offer.