Until recently, the situation of domestic workers - nannies, caregivers, housecleaners, etc. - has largely stayed below the radar.
Actions ranged from picket lines to in-store actions.
The walkout was one of dozens against the retail giant across the nation protesting Walmart's bully tactics aimed at silencing the "OUR Walmart" worker upsurge.
The night before the strike, hundreds of port workers, union and community supporters gathered at the airport to launch the action.
Walmart workers and labor and community allies held a protest at an east Orlando Walmart on Black Friday. The action was one of hundreds organized around the country.
San Jose activists gathered on Monday, November 12 at Sacred Heart Community Services to celebrate the victory of Measure D.
Hostess Brands Inc., in an attempt to break a strike by its bakers, has announced what it calls the permanent closure of three of its bakeries.
Warehouse workers vowed to walk off the job this week if retaliation at a Walmart-contracted warehouse does not end.
"We're not fighting for any extra - just to keep what we have."
Union members scored a big victory Nov. 6 by re-electing president Obama. Equally big for them, however, was the success of pro-worker Democrats.