Taking their cue from workers in St. Louis, Chicago, New York and Detroit, fast food workers took to the streets of Milwaukee on Wednesday in a one-day work stoppage to demand a $15.00 an hour wage.
The chant came loud and clear: "Five day, no way." At the Post Office here and all across the nation, postal worker unions turned out in huge numbers.
Stepping up their grassroots lobbying of lawmakers, the Letter Carriers will stage a nationwide protest against the Postal Service's Saturday service shutdown scheme.
Walmart workers and labor and community allies held a protest at an east Orlando Walmart on Black Friday. The action was one of hundreds organized around the country.
Late Friday afternoon a federal judge here struck down two parts of GOP Gov. Scott Walker's 2011 anti-worker law that killed collective bargaining rights for workers.
CHICAGO - Unions and community groups organized a rousing finish to a week of actions on jobs and corporate greed.
The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled the giant inflatable rat used by the labor movement is legal, even at demonstrations in front of secondary employers.
Union members from Canada and the United States rallied at Peace Arch Park on the U.S.-Canada border, April 2, as part of the April 4 week of We Are One events.
Massive rallies and town hall meetings in Ohio are underway as state lawmakers move to pass an anti-labor bill that would end 28 years of collective bargaining rights and break public employee unions.
On day six of the massive protests in Wisconsin, busloads of Chicago union and community activists arrived to show solidarity. Labor editor John Wojcik gets on the bus, too.