The point of all the initiatives is the same: Finding areas that can make money for investing unions and investing union pension plans - and put union members to work.
Columbus bus drivers and maintenance workers accepted a new contract, ending a two-day strike against the Central Ohio Transit Authority.
On this day in history in 2001, 5,000 demonstrators rallied in support of the Charleston Five.
Workers at several Oakland Airport concessions and their supporters held an informational picket outside the terminal July 6.
Negotiations resumed July 5 between Con Edison, the electricity and steam provider for this city and elsewhere, and its workers.
Today in labor history, the Luddites (19th century textile workers) attacked the Heathcoat and Boden's Mill, responding to substandard workplace conditions.
"We're not going anyplace, we're still here and we're going to be loud and proud at our protests!"
Over 500 Unite Here members, brothers and sisters from other unions, and community allies rallied June 13 outside Orlando's only union hotel.
A spirited march of 150 youth and adult supporters stopped downtown traffic to honks of support on Saturday.
Texas federal judge Terry Means has halted a planned union recognition vote among 10,000 passenger service agents at American Airlines.