Conservative House Democrats would dump the DOL's new rule, scheduled to take effect on December 1, that would double the overtime pay threshold.
The new law protects poor women, women of color, and transgender individuals from discrimination.
Two large May Day marches converged upon downtown Los Angeles; the flow of marchers and supporters continued for miles.
Eploited port truck drivers at the nation's largest cargo terminal, Los Angeles-Long Beach, won another round in their long fight for fair pay, job protections and the right to organize.
In other words: To make money for the shareholders, workers have to go without; to keep the banks happy, public schools have to tighten their belts.
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.
The Labor Department is readying proposed rules to greatly expand who can get overtime pay.
Union density was 11.1 percent in 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported, but the workforce grew even more.
The intransigent board majority of the Atlanta Symphony, seeking to cut costs by firing orchestra members, locked them out, Sept. 6.
How unequal are women's wages? Women in the U.S., on average, are now paid only 77 cents to every $1.00 of men's average pay.