Paul C. Neal died one month before his 64th birthday.In addition to many wonderful stories from his family, his union president and a minister who lived on his mail delivery route both spoke eloquently.
On August 28, 1963, Maryland police reported, "By 8 a.m., 100 buses an hour were streaming through the Baltimore Harbor Tunne" heading for Washington, D.C.
The nation's politicians, from the federal government on down to city halls, are hypocritical in praising Fire Fighters and other first responders, then cutting public safety budgets.
St. Louis fast-food chains - among others across the nation - are attempting to intimidate low-wage activists, as they gear up for the nationwide strike. planned for this Thursday, August 29.
Hundreds of activists marched through downtown Minneapolis on August 20 to protest the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The Writers Guild of America-East is demanding that a Public Broadcasting System flagship station, WNET 13 in New York, air the documentary about the far-right oil tycoons, the Koch brothers.
Citing the AFL-CIO's new dynamism and activism, UFCW formally rejoined the labor federation on August 8, leaving Change To Win, but not its organizing institute.
The company also has agreed to post a notice informing workers of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act and to hold a union election.
Unionists will hit the streets by the thousands in August, campaigning all-out for comprehensive immigration reform.
The ongoing fight to protect Medicare and Medicaid today from right-wing "reforms" is in sharp contrast to the victory of July 30, 1965.