The UAW organized 320,000 hourly workers in 96 plants to launch a nationwide strike against the GM corporation.
The creation of the Congress of Industrial Organizations was announced 80 years ago on this day.
What they built was something special, and union workers are erecting a development to revitalize the surrounding area.
Jonathan Luther "John""Casey" Jones from Jackson, Tenn., was an American railroader who worked for the Illinois Central Railroad.
Fifty years ago, the great grape strike started in Delano, when Filipino pickers walked out of the fields on September 8, 1965.
Tenure has played an important role in protecting educators when participating in their workplaces and communities.
Better known simply as José Feliciano, he is a virtuoso guitarist, singer, and composer renowned for many international hits.
For the first time in American history, Chávez and the UFW decided to use a boycott in a major labor dispute.
The book is a compilation of tunes, hymns, and songs to help build morale, promote solidarity, and lift the bleak spirits of the working class.
The strike became a bitter conflict that galvanized workers' support from around the country and internationally.