Wisconsin's union busting governor Scott Walker came to Chicago last week and labor, community and Occupy Chicago reminded him the Windy City is a union town.
Hundreds rallied on the courthouse lawn in Newark, Ohio, on Oct. 30, "Solidarity Day," calling for repeal of Ohio's union-busting SB 5 law.
Thousands of union members overflowed the Illinois Statehouse to defend their pensions and collective bargaining rights.
The latest Quinnipiac poll shows Ohio voters favor repealing SB 5 by a 57 to 32 point margin.
Labor activists held a rally in Cleveland to mobilize voter turnout in the Nov. 8 election to defeat Issue 2 and repeal SB 5, the law that strips public employees collective bargaining rights.
Ohio unionists are ramping up their campaign to repeal right-wing Gov. John Kasich's anti-worker anti-union law, as a Nov. 8 referendum on it nears.
Leaders of the fightback against union-busting in Ohio and Wisconsin were given a heroes welcome at the Take Back the American Dream Conference.
Labor's fight against the radical Right isn't just occurring in the streets or at the ballot box. Unions are challenging the Right Wing's schemes in court, too.
In this video, Piedmont Airlines ramp worker Abdur Dilal tells the more than 1,100 delegates and guests at the Communications Workers convention about the hard-fought campaign to win a union.
"Our challenge is to build a movement that restores the American Dream," said Communications Workers of America President Larry Cohen.