Non-union workers at Oakland Airport were backed by their union counterparts as they told the port commissioners just why they are struggling for the right to organize.
Several thousand marched from 34 Street and Broadway to Times Square to rally for living wages here and around the country.
In response to the city's council action raising the city manager's pay, the city's unions have pushed back, killing that increase at least for now.
Low-wage workers with the help of community groups and labor unions are sending a message to the fast food industry.
A weeklong company lockout at Milbank Manufacturing, a Kansas City, Mo., electrical parts producer, ended when Steelworkers ratified a new contract.
The City Council passed a resolution calling on the state to take action against public workers' contracts "so local governments can control their own finances."
Workers at the Nissan Plant in Mississippi are still fighting for the same rights Nissan workers in Japan have received for many years.
The janitors wore giant back and white photos draped around their chests and back as they marched and chanted "What's disgusting? Union busting! What's outrageous? Poverty wages!"
More than a dozen actions were planned at Publix stores mostly in Florida, along with actions around the country.
After 15 months of negotiations the United Food and Commercial Workers called "highly contentious," and a ten-day strike.