"Bloody Friday" was a pivotal event in the 1934 Teamsters strikes in Minneapolis, a series of strikes that began in the bitter cold of February and continued through a hot summer.
"I am incredibly excited to be returning to my job where I can continue to fight for dignity and respect for all El Super workers."
The last surviving "creator" of the original Medicare proposal of 1965 is enthusiastically endorsing Medicare for all.
"Since the death of Trayvon Martin, the AFL-CIO has worked to open a constructive dialogue around the role of race."
Passing the Employ Young Americans Now Act would be an important step in the fight to preserve and expand Social Security.
On this date in 1847, the Post Office Department (now called the U.S. Postal Service), issued its first two postage stamps.
Ruling Republicans on the House subcommittee that helps dole out federal funds slashed $74 million from the board's budget for the year.
The TPP deal would trash workers' rights, kill jobs, and open the floodgates to new rounds of outsourcing.
Hedges has been active in trying to organize a union among ground workers at Delta and in 15Now, a movement to raise wages among airport workers to $15 an hour.
Members of Chicago Jobs with Justice as well as Jobs to Move America coalesced in downtown Chicago to declare their support for a worker fired in retaliation for whistleblowing.