They came in with a roar. Bringing union thunder on Haley-Davidsons. Motorcycles made in Wisconsin by union workers.
Oklahoma is expected to pass a measure that would repeal the rights of non-uniformed state employees to bargain for their wages and working conditions.
Hundreds of thousands across the nation marching and rallying will be fusing the fight for workers' rights and the fight for immigrant rights.
Workers are rallying and marching at job sites and government offices not just to remember those killed on the job, but to oppose GOP attempts to dismantle job safety laws.
Tens of thousands of petitions are hitting the streets of Ohio to repeal Senate Bill 5, a drastic union-busting law led by the Republican-controlled state legislature and signed by Gov. John Kasich.
A 30-month struggle by The News-paper Guild of New York with one of the world's big wire services, Thomson-Reuters over "tweets" critical of working conditions.
Florida's labor movement is fighting against a bill, supported by the state's Chamber of Commerce and legislature, that would strip public sector unions of their right to engage in political activity.
It's just one word in labor history with a lot of associations: Haymarket.
Labor leaders, while endorsing the president's budget deficit speech, say job creation will need to be addressed if the long-term fiscal health of the nation is to be restored.
"This is about eliminating the organizations that represent people. With one vote they are trying to take away our rights."