Members of federal workers and postal employee unions mobilized against Republican budget schemes that would - again - cut their pay.
"Today marks the first time in West Virginia history that our state officially reduced safety standards for coal miners."
Rauner intends to hurt "the men and women who do the real work of state government."
"America is begging for change on a grand scale; the kind of change that, quite frankly, has always been led by young people."
Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation last week to lower the wages of Wisconsin's middle class workers.
This is the latest chapter in a long-running saga which previously embroiled Boeing, its workers in the Pacific Northwest, the U.S. Senate, and the NLRB.
Labor is part of a campaign against the exploitation of foreign workers here on high-tech work visas.
Over 1,000 young union members, students, and community activists will meet to map out strategies.
It may not be the hottest topic on every to-do list, but the problem is as old as, well, the oldest profession. I'm talking about wage theft.
Facing hostility of big business and the GOP, a progressive think-tank went to bat to defend President Obama's cracking down on federal contractors who break labor laws.