The conference includes young workers, young union organizers and students, and is part of the AFL-CIO's attempts, over the last two years, to reach workers under age 35.
Hundreds of port workers have voluntarily stood in front of trains carrying grain to an outlaw company in Longview, Washington. Their struggle has made news across the nation and around the world.
Labor's fight against the radical Right isn't just occurring in the streets or at the ballot box. Unions are challenging the Right Wing's schemes in court, too.
The nurses were among 23,000 of their co-workers holding a one-day strike at three-dozen Sutter Health and Kaiser Permanente facilities in northern and central California, as well as Oakland Children's Hospital.
On September 10, Labor Day, New York City's main thoroughfare, Fifth Avenue, was filled for 30 blocks with thousands of union families celebrating the labor movement.