Restaurant workers loudly cried in protest, "$2.13 is not the American Dream," at the National Restaurant Association's trade show.
Nurses support legislation to mandate minimum nurse-to-patient ratios and for full collective bargaining rights for nurses employed at the VA.
The organic food industry especially should hold itself to high standards for labor practices.
Low fines and lack of jail terms for heads of firms that disobey or disregard safety provide little incentive for companies to obey the law.
USW members who work for Marathon have gone without pay for nearly three months because they know what's at stake: Their lives.
Unions observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew our efforts for safe workplaces.
In a follow-up to Workers Memorial Day, OSHA will stage the largest occupational safety event ever next month.
Strikes, marches, and rallies are happening coast to coast today in hundreds of towns and cities.
"This legislation would improve patient care by establishing minimum nurse-to-patient ratios."
"For too long, these companies have gotten public support only to have them take advantage of the workers and their families, forcing overtime and unsafe staffing levels."