Labor and community organizers worked tirelessly throughout the day to stage events that engaged the community in vibrant ways.
The celebrations began early, even as California's new minimum wage law was still racing through the state legislature last week.
As we celebrate the life and historic contributions of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., public workers are under fierce attack across the country.
Over the past year, U.S. Steel has announced hundreds of layoffs in its workforce across the country.
Teachers picketed outside all of the public schools in Chicago's Hyde Park section this morning.
Today, the Supreme Court, by way of an equally divided ruling, ended the fiercest legal attack on the labor movement in decades.
The Obama administration today issued a final rule that it says would cut workers' exposure to harmful silica dust in half.
"Using union-busting law firms to intimidate workers is one more tool in the toolbox of the global elite."
'We said 'hell no' to $46 million in concessions: That would have put us at about $10 an hour and I'm sure they wanted the insurance and the pensions too."
The March 20 People's World luncheon honoring workers in the struggle was held at the Clean Carwash Workers Center in South Central Los Angeles.