Walmart suddenly closed five stores giving its employees only a few hours notice and laying off an estimated 2,200 workers.
"This country is having an important debate about raising wages and tackling income inequality."
"Black workers have been, for the working class as a whole, the canary in the mine."
For decades Coca Cola has abused and even killed workers who want better lives.
With the GOP-dominated state legislature convening Sept. 16 for a "veto override" session, unionists are going door-to-door to campaign for "No Override on RTW/HB116".
"As Pope Francis says, the rules were made by people and can be changed by people to be more fair to people."
The five-member board, which rules on most labor-management relations and disputes, has reached full strength.
Starting soon, your Oreo cookies will be made in Mexico, not Chicago, and it's all thanks to the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Obama announced the executive order in a speech after a Labor Day breakfast with union leaders in Boston.
Trumka was caustic about Trump's constant anti-immigrant and anti-Latino stands. He also criticized two other GOP hopefuls.