Jonathan Luther "John""Casey" Jones from Jackson, Tenn., was an American railroader who worked for the Illinois Central Railroad.
Fifty years ago, the great grape strike started in Delano, when Filipino pickers walked out of the fields on September 8, 1965.
Tenure has played an important role in protecting educators when participating in their workplaces and communities.
Better known simply as José Feliciano, he is a virtuoso guitarist, singer, and composer renowned for many international hits.
For the first time in American history, Chávez and the UFW decided to use a boycott in a major labor dispute.
The book is a compilation of tunes, hymns, and songs to help build morale, promote solidarity, and lift the bleak spirits of the working class.
The strike became a bitter conflict that galvanized workers' support from around the country and internationally.
On this date 80 years ago, in 1935, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt deepened and expanded the New Deal by signing into law the Social Security Act.
Eighty years ago, TWU president Mike Quill and his union colleagues were jumped by thugs as they made their way to union headquarters.
"After 1981, Reagan and his followers willingly donned the mantle of union-busters." The firing of air traffic controllers was just the beginning.