By a 231-192 tally, yet another House Republican move to trash workers' rights and incomes went down the drain on June 4.
A busload of fellow Walmart workers along with community supporters stood with Walmart worker Lisa Lopez as she informed her store managers that she was going on strike.
Much later, in 1938, the country would get a federal minimum wage law under the Fair Labor Standards Act. But this initial law was still a powerful move.
Union brothers and sisters and community supporters organized a barbecue for a caravan of striking Walmart workers who stopped in Orlando on May 28.