There were 200 delegates from 16 states at the convention, including 61 from Illinois and Michigan.
The settlement applies to over 1800 workers who worked between 2001 and 2013 at three 100 percent Walmart-dedicated Schneider Logistics distribution centers.
Demonstrations are planned for New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and 147 other U.S. cities and also on five other continents.
The supposed loss results from crushing pension pre-funding requirements imposed on the Postal Service.
On May 8, 1967, A federal grand jury indicted Muhammad Ali for refusing to be inducted into the armed forces.
"Either you are going to keep your gas or your lights on, not both. You shouldn't have to make choices like that in America today."
Hundreds of unionists gathered on Capitol Hill on May 7 to campaign against "fast-track" trade legislation and the anti-worker trade treaties it would lead to.
Some 1,000 Ukrainian rightists surrounded, stormed, and burned the House of Trade Unions in Odessa last Friday, killing 39 pro-Russia demonstrators in the building.
In certain circumstances, the state of Alabama says, it can fire or discipline a state worker who tells the truth - even if the truth exposes fraud and corruption.
The UAW and IndustriALL asked the State Department to mediate the battle between the auto giant and workers at its plant who are trying to unionize.