Rauner's tactic is the latest in a nationwide campaign by the right, its business backers and its political puppets to trash workers, cut wages, destroy pensions and kill unions.
On a hot summer day in LA, Fermin Rodriquez, a fired El Super market worker, marched alongside community, labor and religious leaders.
On June 2 in Dallas, nationwide rallies demanded re-hiring of laid-off Walmart workers.
Teachers union activists assembled at the Chicago Public School Board before classes began to protest plans to expand for-profit charter schools.
Hundreds of retirees and their supporters rallied in connection with hearings held by the White House Commission on Aging.
The TPP would give firms and investors "rights and privileges" that make it safer to take production overseas to low-wage, labor and human rights violators.
In 1962, Dolores Huerta and César Chávez launched the National Farm Workers Association; Huerta's organizing skills were essential to its growth.
They packed the Small Business Committee hearing room and offered detailed testimony on the benefits of unionization and the harm such a law would cause.
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, we offer a shoutout to Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (1837-1930).
Walker's deception confronts overwhelming evidence that RTW will further hurt a low-wage state that needs more buying power.