Here in the U.S., hundreds of union members and Occupy activists picketed the British Embassy in Washington and British consulates elsewhere.
The U.S. Department of Labor won a major victory this month in its campaign against job misclassification.
The London conference discussed participation by rank and file delegations of activists in each other's education, rapid response, health and safety, civil rights, and women's conferences.
Domestic Workers United, which the AFL-CIO recently honored, and Occupy Wall Street, the anti-greed grass-roots movement labor backs, decided to oppose construction of the Keystone XL pipeline from Alberta to Texas.
Just days before Election Day, 2011, a national group devoted to workers rights has issued a scathing report about Republican intentions toward workers.