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This Day in Labor History: September 27, 2002

On September 27, 2002, 29 ports on the West Coast closed when the Pacific Maritime Association, a industry group of shippers, decided to lock out their workers affiliated with the International Longshoremen’s and Warehousemen’s Union (ILWU). The lockout, which halted the United States’ international trade continued for 11 days until President George W. Bush invokes […]

More Sex Workers Are Killed in the US Than Any Other Country

According to advocacy group the Sex Worker Outreach Project, yesterday more than 21 cities in the United States and 33 cities internationally held events to recognize the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers.

May Day! May Day!

May Day, also known as International Worker's Day or Labour Day, is a global holiday held annually on May 1st to honor the economic struggles and achievements of workers and labor activists.

Trump International Hotel settles two worker complaints in Las Vegas, union says

Live updates from the Republican National Convention: What to expect on the final day July 21, 2016, 1:54 p.m. It's the final day of the 2016 Republican National Convention. Here's what's happening:• Ted Cruz was booed off stage Wednesday after refusing to endorse Donald Trump during his prime-time...

Man assaulted across the street from peace-preaching politician’s office

4 months agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

An ambulette worker was violently mugged in Queens on Wednesday — right across from the office of a congresswoman who pushed for US commemoration of the International Day of Non-Violence. The 63-year-old male victim was standing in his work parking lot in Flushing around 9:30 a.m. smoking a cigarette when two men punched and kicked...

Tuesday links

Tomorrow is International Respect for Chickens Day: some chicken-related links to help you celebrate. The Politics of the Louisiana Purchase. Inside the 1909 Scheme to Whiten the Hawaiian Populace by Importing Siberian Workers. Extremely...Show More Summary

Did you march 10 years ago?

5 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

May Day rallies in Los Angeles May 2 2016, 8:08 AM Two separate marches marked May Day in downtown L.A. on Sunday. They were fairly small and peaceful. Police reported no arrests. The International Workers May Day march and rally, organized by the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, began at 11th...

Peaceful protests over, streets begin to open to traffic

May Day rallies in Los Angeles May 1 2016, 5:05 PM Two separate marches marked May Day in downtown L.A. on Sunday. They were fairly small and peaceful. Police reported no arrests. The International Workers May Day march and rally, organized by the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, began at 11th...

In the Fashion District, workers cheer marchers on

5 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

May Day rallies in Los Angeles May 1 2016, 4:04 PM Two separate marches marked May Day in downtown L.A. on Sunday. They were fairly small and peaceful. Police reported no arrests. The International Workers May Day march and rally, organized by the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, began at 11th...

Black Lives Matter voices heard at May Day marches

5 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

May Day rallies in Los Angeles May 1 2016, 4:04 PM Two separate marches marked May Day in downtown L.A. on Sunday. They were fairly small and peaceful. Police reported no arrests. The International Workers May Day march and rally, organized by the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, began at 11th...

Police say thank you for the peaceful May Day protests

Live updates: May Day rallies in Los Angeles May 1 2016, 3:03 PM Two marches are scheduled for today. The International Workers May Day march and rally, organized by the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, was set to begin at noon but was moved to 1 p.m. Its route begins at 11th and Figueroa streets...

For one marcher, Trump led to a political awakening

Live updates: May Day rallies in Los Angeles May 1 2016, 3:03 PM Two marches are scheduled for today. The International Workers May Day march and rally, organized by the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, was set to begin at noon but was moved to 1 p.m. Its route begins at 11th and Figueroa streets...

Live updates: May Day rallies in Los Angeles

5 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

 Two marches are scheduled for today. The International Workers May Day march and rally, organized by the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, was set to begin at noon but was moved to 1 p.m. Its route begins at 11th and Figueroa streets and will end at Aliso and Los Angeles streets. The Full Rights...

Trump is front and center at small immigration march

5 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Live updates: May Day rallies in Los Angeles May 1 2016, 2:02 PM Two marches are scheduled for today. The International Workers May Day march and rally, organized by the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, was set to begin at noon but was moved to 1 p.m. Its route begins at 11th and Figueroa streets...

For immigrant rights, a small but passionate crowd

5 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Live updates: May Day rallies in Los Angeles May 1 2016, 2:02 PM Two marches are scheduled for today. The International Workers May Day march and rally, organized by the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, was set to begin at noon but was moved to 1 p.m. Its route begins at 11th and Figueroa streets...

I'm not how Trump defines me, says woman marching for immigrant rights

5 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Live updates: May Day rallies in Los Angeles May 1 2016, 2:02 PM Two marches are scheduled for today. The International Workers May Day march and rally, organized by the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, was set to begin at noon but was moved to 1 p.m. Its route begins at 11th and Figueroa streets...

He's marching for his brothers, he says

5 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Live updates: May Day rallies in Los Angeles May 1 2016, 2:02 PM Two marches are scheduled for today. The International Workers May Day march and rally, organized by the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, was set to begin at noon but was moved to 1 p.m. Its route begins at 11th and Figueroa streets...

May Day!

Happy International Workers Day! That’s one incarnation of a classic — and here’s another, with a lovely story to frame it.   So, to channel my inner President Obama talking to Senator Sanders last night, “this is the time and place” in which I wish all my comrades a happy, peaceful, easeful international labor day.  We may all Tikkun Olam […]

Marchers lining up on 11th Street

Live updates: May Day rallies in Los Angeles May 1 2016, 12:12 PM Two marches are scheduled for today. The International Workers May Day march and rally, organized by the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, was set to begin at noon but was moved to 1 p.m. Its route begins at 11th and Figueroa streets...

Among the marchers, a common denominator

Live updates: May Day rallies in Los Angeles May 1 2016, 12:12 PM Two marches are scheduled for today. The International Workers May Day march and rally, organized by the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, was set to begin at noon but was moved to 1 p.m. Its route begins at 11th and Figueroa streets...

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