The walkout of about 35,000 members is put off over legal wrangling on notification issue. Educators seek higher pay and smaller class sizes.
Teachers are planning to strike in January over school cuts and privatization.
The Slate Group refuses to back down from its demand that a contract should make union fees optional.
Unusually high fees on interest rates and loans add insult to injury for hourly hotel workers.
Often living paycheck to paycheck, these workers are risking everything to no longer be subjected to unwanted sexual propositions.
Thousands of educators are taking to the streets, inspired and energized by a dynamic willingness to fight for their own rights, as well as those of their students.
Workers seeking better pay and benefits are quickly picking up support from other unions as well as students.
The British Labour Party leader says the rationale for the strike could be used to justify bombing Saudi Arabia over its devastating war on Yemen.
A coalition of inmates in 10 of the state’s prisons are protesting brutal living conditions, lack of parole and not being paid for their labor.
Take a look at Truthdig's coverage of Monday's demonstration in Washington, D.C.