Hundreds of workers seeking higher pay and a nine-hour day gathered in the street near the Draper Corp. loom-making plant.
SAN FRANCISCO - Tired of prolonged stalling by management, over 100 musicians of the San Francisco Symphony - one of the country's top symphony orchestras - entered the second week of a strike with a March 21 protest.
The textile workers' strike of 1934 was the largest strike in U.S. labor history at the time, involving as many as 500,000 textile workers from New England, the Mid-Atlantic states and the U.S. Southern states,.
Workers believe that American Crystal Sugar has locked out 1,300 employees at seven plants in three states in order to take advantage of the nationwide attacks on unions.
Workers are locked outside company gates as their union battles an employer they say is determined to slash health benefits and weaken job security.
Verizon workers and retirees face the fight of their lives, as the profitable telecom corporation tries to take back every hard-earned benefit.
Sixty workers who have been on strike at Chicago's Congress Hotel for eight years were joined June 15 by hundreds of supporters at a rally outside the hotel.
As of August 30, the 300 workers at the Mott's plant in Williamson, N.Y., have been on strike for 100 days.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Elected officials, union members and community supporters piled into a school bus and seven cars last Saturday, July 24, for a 10 mile solidarity caravan in support of nursing home workers on the 101st day of their strike.
The Congress Hotel workers enter their seventh year on strike -- the longest in American history.