All the honorees are examples of "courage, compassion and dedication or all three," said Letter Carriers President Fredric Rolando.
Now more than 30,000 responders are sick and many have died from respiratory diseases and other health problems.
What workers win at the bargaining table can be and often is yanked away by men and women in black robes - or sometimes it can be restored by them, too.
The message of the demonstrators was that they are prepared to do whatever it takes to win respect and a living wage, $15 and a union.
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.
In honor of Labor Day, the workers released a new music video, called "Strike."
Henry Ford in particular was the poster child of anti-unionism in the heady days of strikes and strife, preferring profits over workers' rights.
The CWA created the Democracy Initiative after seeing how a combination of political factors combined to thwart pro-democracy/pro-worker legislation and initiatives.
The tattered sign standing at the entrance of Ormet's North Gate pretty much says it all. It pleads to Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio, for "some help" to save Ohio jobs.