Unions took to the streets to show mass solidarity for their bargaining teams, with rallies all over the Northeast and mid-Atlantic states.
In other words: To make money for the shareholders, workers have to go without; to keep the banks happy, public schools have to tighten their belts.
The Chicago Teachers Union gathered downtown and marched in a massive show of unity after a tumultuous month at the negotiation table with Chicago Public Schools.
The 29 West Coast ports together handle a quarter of the country's international trade, or about $1 trillion a year, crucial to U.S. economy.
Longshore workers are ready, willing and able to clear the backlog created by the industry's poor decisions.
NEW YORK-From the dawn of capitalism, working people have had to battle constantly for better wages, working conditions and quality of life. Now workers have gained a new tool against their bosses: texting.