"We cannot afford to add to driver fatigue by rolling back hours-of-service regulations, which were carefully crafted over the course of more than two decades."
On this day workers on three railroads in Buffalo, New York, went on strike for two weeks, one of the first work stoppages to attempt coordinated actions.
The 450 workers in the 13 unions that comprise the Golden Gate Bridge Labor Coalition have authorized a strike if a new agreement cannot be reached.
It happened on August 12, 1919. The chorus girls in his Ziegfeld Follies formed their own union, the Chorus Equity Association.
The UAW effort in Alabama is part of the union's new focus on organizing autoworkers at foreign "transplant" plants in the South.
Two members of the British Parliament got a first hand look at the deplorable working conditions that thousands of tobacco workers in North Carolina endure.
Plumbers Local 98 has joined those forward-thinking building trades unions on the cutting edge that take control of their healthcare challenges.
It has been a cornerstone of the civil rights movement, by ensuring that every American citizen, regardless of race or language, has equal access to the vote.
The Ironworkers are trying to find jobs for 280 non-union colleagues left high and dry without pay when a large non-union Michigan contractor suddenly shut its doors.
"It appears Honeywell is more interested in intimidating our members with a show of force than in bargaining for a settlement."