Several thousand marched from 34 Street and Broadway to Times Square to rally for living wages here and around the country.
Canadian workers joined the union a year after it was formed, at which point it came to be called the International Union of Steam Engineers.
In response to the city's council action raising the city manager's pay, the city's unions have pushed back, killing that increase at least for now.
Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly are proving that sometimes, unionized workers for state and local governments can't trust the Democrats, either.
African American delegates met in Washington, D.C., to form the Colored National Labor Union.
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union said tentative agreement has been reached between ILWU Local 63's Office Clerical Unit (OCU) and 14 employers.
This is the fourth time members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers' International Union have voted down an identical offer.
Today in 1946 Oakland California women led a general strike that massed some 140,000 workers.
A federal bankruptcy judge awarded $1.75 million in bonus payments to the corporate executives who ran Hostess Brands into the ground.
Low-wage workers with the help of community groups and labor unions are sending a message to the fast food industry.