Workers believe that American Crystal Sugar has locked out 1,300 employees at seven plants in three states in order to take advantage of the nationwide attacks on unions.
The 45,000 strikers walked off the job this weekend because the company has refused to budge since negotiations began July 22.
Workers are locked outside company gates as their union battles an employer they say is determined to slash health benefits and weaken job security.
Verizon workers and retirees face the fight of their lives, as the profitable telecom corporation tries to take back every hard-earned benefit.
Sixty workers who have been on strike at Chicago's Congress Hotel for eight years were joined June 15 by hundreds of supporters at a rally outside the hotel.
Hundreds of Machinist union members and their supporters ralled for job security Tuesday in front of the IAM Lodge 1746 plant, across from Pratt & Whitney's sprawling main production facility in East Hartford, Conn.
Health care workers at four Spectrum nursing homes in Connecticut who have been on strike since April 15 hold a rally.
Longshore workers were proud of solidarity actions they took - which shut down the East Coast's biggest port - by refusing to cross the picket lines their brother and sister workers from Philadelphia set up
As of August 30, the 300 workers at the Mott's plant in Williamson, N.Y., have been on strike for 100 days.
Unorganized California hotel workers stage a one-day strike.