Nov. 27, 1937, the pro-labor musical revue, "Pins & Needles," opens on Broadway with a cast of International Ladies Garment Workers Union members.
I know this is not the Christmas story you were hoping to read, but it is one that must be told.
Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra said they have "our deepest regret" for "our loyal audience members," after management cancelled all concerts.
Guthrie traveled with workers and learned their traditional songs, earning himself the nickname "Dust Bowl Troubadour."
New York City Opera, one of the city's cultural treasures, stood at a crossroads this week, after contract talks broke down Nov. 30 between management and its two main unions.
Residents of the working class neighborhood came out on their porches to watch the block-long procession. JD Thompson led the marchers in a lusty "Solidarity Forever." The third and final day of the Oklahoma Laborfest was underway!
Facing cuts in wages and health care as well as total elimination of their pensions, workers at the highly profitable Conn-Selmer plant went on strike.
North Texans are following a national trend toward bringing union culture back into the American consciousness.
Hundreds gathered in New York to honor activist and folk singer Anne Feeny during a night filled with music and appreciation for her life's work.