On this day, one hundred years ago, the legendary working-class troubadour Joe Hill was executed by a firing squad.
Started in 1979, Detroit's annual Labor History Conference has continuously brought pressing issues faced by the worldwide working class to the front of academic scholarship.
A National Weather Service meteorologist has given Metro Detroit the number # 1 ranking in its "misery index." And I deliver mail on foot, house to house, six days a week. That probably explains why I talk to my shoes. I may be delirious.
On this day in 1996, rap artist and actor Tupac Amaru Shakur died, leaving a legacy that has influenced millions of working class young people, and subsequent hip hop artists.
Resolution 5: "The AFL-CIO hereby invites every worker in the United States to join the labor movement either through an affiliate or through Working America."
In his keynote speech to the AFL-CIO convention, federation President Richard Trumka called for a new type of labor movement, one that fights for all working people's interests.
The 50-plus unions of the AFL-CIO redoubled its efforts to diversify its ranks and leadership with more women, workers of color, LGBT and young workers.
LOS ANGELES - As the AFL-CIO prepared to open its national convention here, two dozen committed union members and supporters voiced a slew of ideas for revitalizing the U.S. labor movement.
On June 5th, 1969, more than one hundred imprisoned soldiers rose up against deplorable and inhumane conditions at the Fort Dix stockade in New Jersey.
John Wojcik, labor editor of peoplesworld.org, is a winner. Show the love.