Low wage workers and their supporters gathered on the steps of San Francisco City Hall Nov. 18 to mark the National Day of Action Against Wage Theft.
The People's World interviewed Eliseo Medina, widely known as a highly successful organizer and immigrant rights advocate recently elected as the first Latino international secretary-treasurer with SEIU.
What if full-time job you had counted on for years, to support your family and provide health care was morphing into a part-time job with no benefits?
"We are very proud to have fought for living wages and immigrant rights, and we are very happy with this agreement," said Luz, a worker leader.
OAKLAND, Calif. - With unemployment officially pegged at 12.3 percent in California, it's clear topic number one for Democratic candidates at all levels will be jobs.
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been asked to probe Disney's discrimination against a Muslim woman worker.
In a first for their industry, workers at a non-union hotel went out on a one-day strike Aug. 9 to protest years of being denied the right to take breaks.
"Leading alcoholic beverage-lifestyle" superstore BevMo! offers job-seekers "fun, fast-paced and constantly changing work experiences" - but workers say the reality is different.
Interest is growing in the history and legacy of Depression-era New Deal programs like the Works Progress Administration.
Accusing retail giant Rite Aid of "stalling" tactics, hundreds of workers and supporters from California, Pennsylvania and New York marched on the company's annual shareholder meeting.