Grinnell student workers represented themselves at the NLRB and beat efforts by university administrators and lawyers from Iowa's largest law firm to thwart the expansion of their union. Photo: Union of Grinnell Student Dining Workers
At a small liberal arts college in rural Iowa, students who work in the libraries, mailroom, and other campus workplaces have undertaken an ambitious organizing drive
Today in History
November 16, 1989
Six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter were assassinated in El Salvador, drawing international attention to the thousands of people killed in that country for speaking out for economic and social justice.
Workers are organizing through unions and other organizations to improve their lives. Union representation provides a voice on the job and the opportunity to improve wages, benefits and working conditions.
Joy is the order of the day as 100 people or so congregate at the rotunda of the Wisconsin Capitol in Madison just hours after incumbent Republican Scott Walker conceded(link is external) the gubernatorial election to Democratic challenger Tony Evers.