Locked out nurses and tech workers at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital have put their jobs on the line to protect quality patient care and stop privatization and union busting.
At the intersection of Snelling and University Avenues in St. Paul, Minnesota, 26 were arrested on Black Friday afternoon, Nov. 29, for protesting poverty wages.
Three GOP senators want to "Walmartize" federal workers by eliminating regular pensions for all new hires.
The election report to delegates at the Central Labor Council (CLC), in this union-dense Ohio home of the state's largest steel and auto manufacturing facilities, was one of a different type this November.
The typhoon destroyed several hospitals, along with homes, schools, power lines, bridges and virtually everything else.
The "strike for better schools" was intended to reform the way the schools were administered and operated, and also how workers there were treated.
"They've taken every opportunity to fire people, and they've been getting away with it."
"I am saddened to report that the Board of Trustees directed me and the college's officers to develop a plan to close the college," said the institution's president.
The National Federation of Telephone Workers - later to become the CWA - was founded today in New Orleans in 1938.
Some right-wing anti-union moves ran into an apparently skeptical U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 13.