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.
"Bloody Friday" was a pivotal event in the 1934 Teamsters strikes in Minneapolis, a series of strikes that began in the bitter cold of February and continued through a hot summer.
Fast food workers walked off their jobs and demonstrated in the thousands for a higher paycheck - $15 an hour.
On this date in 1886, brewery workers in San Francisco declared a historic victory against the brewery owners.
He was murdered by a heavily armed white mob organized by the sheriff.
On this date in 1966, International Association of Machinists (IAM) members across the country employed by five airlines went on strike.
On this date in 1847, the Post Office Department (now called the U.S. Postal Service), issued its first two postage stamps.
Mary Harris "Mother" Jones has been a symbol of the struggles and victories of the labor movement for over a century.