Everyone's heard of the Academy Awards, but few know the anti-union origins of its sponsor.
The biggest victory of the strike is it showed that organized working people can stand up to the forces who are trying to destroy their organization.
Two of the four Foner brothers who were leaders in the American labor movement were born on December 14 in 1910.
Writer Dalton Trumbo was born on this day 110 years ago. He won two Academy Awards while blacklisted.
On this day in the year 1170 BCE, the first recorded strike took place against the building of pyramids.
On this day, one hundred years ago, the legendary working-class troubadour Joe Hill was executed by a firing squad.
The UAW organized 320,000 hourly workers in 96 plants to launch a nationwide strike against the GM corporation.
The creation of the Congress of Industrial Organizations was announced 80 years ago on this day.
What they built was something special, and union workers are erecting a development to revitalize the surrounding area.
Jonathan Luther "John""Casey" Jones from Jackson, Tenn., was an American railroader who worked for the Illinois Central Railroad.