CHICAGO - Fast food workers in at least 100 cities are planning to walk off the job this Thursday in what organizers describe as the largest strike action yet in their drive for higher pay.
An early action against the megamonster, known for its always-low wages, always-bad benefits and rampant labor law-breaking, came Nov. 18.
McDonald's won't stop dolling out bizarre "advice" for their employees, including a set of "tips" ranging from stress management techniques to how to get a quick buck.
"How about paying workers more than $7.25 an hour?'" asked Terrie Napolitano, a Lodi, New Jersey resident who shops at several Walmarts in her area.
The National Labor Relations Board General Counsel is issuing a decision today to prosecute Walmart for its widespread violations of its workers' rights.
"They've taken every opportunity to fire people, and they've been getting away with it."
The National Federation of Telephone Workers - later to become the CWA - was founded today in New Orleans in 1938.
Some right-wing anti-union moves ran into an apparently skeptical U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 13.
"I want people to be able to live better, you know, like the commercial says; nobody lives better now except for the Waltons."
An early Christmas party at a local furniture store became the rally site for workers of Fox 2 television.