ORLANDO, Fla. - Even in a state with a "right-to-work" law like Florida, workers still need to join unions and leverage their power by collectively bargaining with employers.
The level of income inequality stretches much higher in the United States than in the other developed countries. Now it's gone off the chart.
DEARBORN, Mich. - Three weeks ago, 400 fast food workers across Metro Detroit shocked their employers by walking off the job demanding a living wage of $15.00 an hour.
Labor activist Eugene V. Debs was imprisoned May 22, 1895, for his role in the Pullman strike.
Thousands of New York City fast food workers staged a second one-day walkout from their jobs.
"They want to take away your right to support your union. They don't want us to be here."
It appears both the U.S. and South Africa are discussing simliar issues such as rising income inequality and the challenges of advancing a progressive agenda.
Now comes the latest labor protest: The July 13 Michigan Nurses Association's "Governor Snyder's 'No Soup for You'" kitchen.
Today a young couple with two kids told me a sad story: they are giving their house, a house they had built just eight years ago, back to the bank.