Honorees and attendees alike showed what solidarity looks like at the 2014 People's World Amistad Awards, "People & Nature before Profits."
On November 19, 1915, labor leader and songwriter Joe Hill was executed in Utah on what many believe was a framed charge of murder.
Six janitors contracted to work at the theater hadn't been paid for their work in months; when they finally spoke up, the contracting company fired them all.
The Teamsters and 14 human rights groups bought a full-page ad about Soto's case in El Salvador's largest paper, La Prensa Grafica.
The 7,500 union teachers and staff, fired after the state took over the schools following Hurricane Katrina, are taking their case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
They have a list of changes the company must make to ensure that the women who are key to profits are not living in poverty or putting their health at risk.
They are upset by a General Counsel's memo saying franchise holders and the chains that enfranchise them are both responsible for obeying wage and working condition laws.
Women's' groups calculate the median female worker loses $11,600 yearly to the discriminatory wage gap.
The ruling clearing independent union leader Napoleon Gomez Urrutia of all remaining charges, paves the way for him to return to daily presidency of his union, Los Mineros.
It's taken nine years, but some 7,000 former New Orleans school workers may be headed for a multimillion-dollar win of back wages and penalties this fall.