Women's' groups calculate the median female worker loses $11,600 yearly to the discriminatory wage gap.
In 1989, 98 UMWA members and a minister occupied the Pittston Coal Company's Moss 3 preparation plant in Carbon, Virginia, the most important act of civil disobedience during the Pittston strike.
New American Airlines passenger service agents vote big for union representation.
The progressive secular Jewish Currents magazine issued the stamps: Notable among them are four women and a range of ideological orientations
"Our brother killed our sister's son and we do not have to wait for the judgment of prosecutors or courts to tell us how terrible this is."
The bombing took place two weeks after the Aug. 28, 1963, March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
"I'm going to stray from my usual convention speech; I'm going to talk about something that may be difficult and uncomfortable, but what I'm going to say needs to be said."
"Every few months you guys dream up something new to torture the associates with."
Supporters thanked those arrested for their commitment as they boarded the police wagon, recognizing that their wage increase would be a boost to all workers.
All the honorees are examples of "courage, compassion and dedication or all three," said Letter Carriers President Fredric Rolando.