Saying that it would help lift up workers and families, Acting Labor Secretary Seth Harris reiterated the Obama administration's support for raising the minimum wage.
Hyatt fired housekeepers, replacing them with out-of-state minimum-wage temps. Unite Here has called a boycott of Hyatt.
The Supreme Court will try to sort out the political war over the legality of "recess appointments" to the National Labor Relations Board.
The trimmed-down Hostess has a far less costly operating structure than the predecessor company, but workers are no longer unionized.
The Industrial Workers of the World, also known as the "Wobblies," was founded at a 12-day convention in Chicago, June 27, 1905.
A multi-racial crowd of over 2,500 people rallied outside the North Carolina State Legislature Building.
The American Railway Union, led by Eugene Debs, initiated a boycott against the Pullman Palace Car Company.
This city's huge teachers' union has selected the candidate it prefers in the mayoral race now underway here.
On June 24, 1880, labor and women's rights activist Agnes Nestor was born in Grand Rapids, Mich. She moved to Chicago in 1897 and started working at the age of 14 in the glove industry
"We stand in Congress on the side of the 99 percent against the one percent. So we need this campaign, we need to raise the minimum wage."