The hunger strikers called on postal management to suspend cuts and closures and allow Congress to fix the finances by repealing the prefunding mandate and refunding the pension surplus.
The same weekend as U.S. Walmart workers went on a Black Friday strike 112 garment workers were killed in a fire in Bangladesh.
She needed a notebook more than food. It would save her sanity and soul.
On December 20, 2005, thousands of workers began what was to be a three-day strike of the New York City transit system over retirement, pension and wage issues.
It is one of those ironies of history that on December 10, 1948 the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
On this day in 1830, the trial of nearly 350 agricultural workers began in England.
About 40 farmworker allies targeted the Wawa store in an action in solidarity with Farm Labor Organizing Committee (AFL-CIO) - and workers on tobacco farms in North Carolina.
The Newspaper Guild Local 1 is conducting a spirited campaign to Save The Plain Dealer, the city's only daily newspaper.
This action was part of a national week of actions that began Dec 12. at Hyatt headquarters in Chicago.
"We cannot cut our way to job creation," the Rev. Roosevelt Broadnax told labor and community allies.