Striking Bay Area Rapid Transit workers and Oakland city workers protested what they said were management's refusal to increase wages and demands for givebacks, despite rising revenues.
On June 19, 1937, police in Youngstown, Ohio, used tear gas on women and children, including at least one infant in his mother's arms, during the historic strike at Republic Steel.
On June 18, 1822, slave revolt leaders Denmark Vesey, Peter Poyas and others were arrested in South Carolina. Vesey was hailed as a hero by abolitionists during the Civil War, including Frederick Douglass.
On May 14, 1961, Freedom Riders were brutally attacked by violent, well-armed and organized mobs of Klansmen and other terrorists in Anniston and Birmingham, Ala., with the support of local law enforcement and politicians.
Since Congress must start all over again to fix the money troubles at the U.S. Postal Service, it should do so the right way.
We all hold similar definitions of common courtesy - that's why it's called "common."
The song was written and originally performed by Parton for the 1980 film comedy Nine to Five, starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Parton in her film debut.
Many consider Philadelphia "ground zero" in the fight to save and improve public education and public services.
Letter Carriers President Fredric Rolando is challenging his union to step up its crusade to save the Postal Service, saying that "if we don't, no one else will."
"The labor movement and the faith community are joined at the hip."