Thousands of union members overflowed the Illinois Statehouse to defend their pensions and collective bargaining rights.
Labor activists held a rally in Cleveland to mobilize voter turnout in the Nov. 8 election to defeat Issue 2 and repeal SB 5, the law that strips public employees collective bargaining rights.
Ohio unionists are ramping up their campaign to repeal right-wing Gov. John Kasich's anti-worker anti-union law, as a Nov. 8 referendum on it nears.
Firefighters rallied tens of thousands of fans at last Sunday's football game between the Cleveland Browns and Seattle Seahawks.
Leaders of the fightback against union-busting in Ohio and Wisconsin were given a heroes welcome at the Take Back the American Dream Conference.