For hundreds of years, workers have been organizing for better wages and working conditions. Here are some of the activities workers do together through a union to pressure the employer for better wages and conditions.
A short history of May Day worldwide and Labor Day in the United States.
Workers at the Stella D’oro cookie company based in New York City won their strike, but now the company’s management says it will close the factory in October.
The Employee Free Choice Act is a bill that would make it easier for workers to form a union.
In the spring of 2009, many Los Angeles teachers refused to submit the results of students’ standardized tests to the school district.