A group of the nation's top union leaders, looking dead serious, filed silently in and up to the front of the press room at the Westin Hotel in Atlanta.
Trashing promises to provide a fair hearing, the Republican leader of Wisconsin's state Senate labor committee rammed through a bill that would make union shops illegal.
Walmart announced today it was giving its lowest-wage workers a raise to at least $9 an hour by April and $10 an hour by 2016.
El Super market workers, along with 100 community organizations, endorse the call to boycott El Super.
"Many of us never thought we'd see this night come. Many workers had given up hope. But we stuck together through thick and thin."
Philadelphia joins two other cities, San Francisco, Calif., and Tacoma, Wash., and several states, in enacting earned paid sick leave.
As a result of Canadian laws and attitudes, union density there is at least double that in the U.S.
New Illinois GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner yanked union rights to collect dues or fees from thousands of home health caregivers in the state.
The car firm claimed that "entering mediation over issues raised might violate U.S. national labor law."
The automobile mechanics strike here at Al Piemonte Chevrolet, now over 30 weeks long, has deteriorated into a lock-out situation.