On May 13, over the years, mine workers unionize, dock workers strike, auto workers face give-backs, cab drivers go out.
On May 1 (May Day), right-wing Republicans introduced in the state legislature three versions of anti-labor "right-to work" legislation.
After decades of displacement, war and poverty, workers in Colombia face the possibility of a better life.
Over 120 union leaders, community, student, faith, and LGBT activists, attended the 21st Annual Hershel Walker 'Peace & Justice' Awards Breakfast here on May 4.
In 1970, Congress enacted the Occupational Safety and Health Act, promising workers in this country the right to a safe job. Since that time, workplace safety has improved.
Representing the Pullman Porters, the Brotherhood was the first African-American labor union to sign a collective bargaining agreement with a major U.S. corporation.
What made May 1st special was the broad cross section of Michigan labor and faith leaders who proudly celebrated May Day.
"We are going to stand up, fight back and go to jail for our members - and that is something Peabody can't buy."
ExxonMobil's flat refusal to deal with safety issues at the largest refinery in the U.S. in Baytown, Texas has led the oil firm to threaten to lock out its 850 union employees.
"Many of those killed and injured are temporary workers who often perform the most dangerous jobs and are not receiving the training and protective measures required."