Hundreds rallied in Jefferson City at Missouri's State Capitol building against "right to work" and paycheck deception legislation.
Huddling under a sea of umbrellas on a cold, rainy day, hundreds of union workers and their supporters rallied while chanting "Union Yes" and singing "Which side are you on."
The AFL-CIO's young workers advisory council is taking charge of the labor movement by making its leadership more youthful and is planning a second summit to take place in the fall.
"People are giving the labor movement another look now," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said at a press conference here March 1.
During a town hall meeting in Ohio this week hundreds of community and labor activists rallied against a Republican-led state senate bill that would destroy collective bargaining rights for public workers.