Protesters come out for International Workers' Day

May 1, 2012
It's International Workers' Day -- organized by unions and left-leaning political parties across the world. Thousands of protesters are out on the streets in Greece, France and even Russia.

AT&T faces worker walkout

Apr 6, 2012
Some 40,000 AT&T workers could strike this weekend if contract negotiations fail.

Strikes in Spain over government budget cuts

Mar 29, 2012
Spain has the highest unemployment rate in the European Union and the government is hoping changes to labor laws will kick-start the economy.

New York union workers threaten strike

Dec 28, 2011
A strike by the union representing office building workers hasn't happened in more than a decade, but Occupy Wall Street and the 99 percent mentality have given union members more confidence lately.
Janitors and supporters from Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1 hold a rally outside the Thompson Center Sept. 28, 2011 in Chicago, Ill. The rally was one of 22 held nationwide by the union to galvanize their members before contracts for 160,000 janitors around the country expire next year.
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Verizon strike gets nasty.

Aug 9, 2011
Not that any strikes don't. 45,000 workers are on strike, slowing down repairs and installations. The Wall Street Journal reports: "The vast...