The plant was scheduled to reopen Apr. 1 but the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission must recertify the workers before all can return.
Fast food servers, homecare and airport workers, and students gave witness to the low pay facing them in today's increasingly service-centered economy.
A "key piece of the raising wages agenda is a workable pathway to citizenship" for undocumented workers.
A parable is a story that has a double meaning. A good one captures the spirit of paradox in every moment yet does not stand still.
The AFL-CIO, women's rights groups, and their allies are praising a new campaign to push Congress to enact a paid family and medical leave law.
"The Postal Service takes in $68 billion a year in revenue and Wall Street wants it."
Chávez was also an early environmentalist, warning the public of the devastating effects of pesticides on both farmworkers and consumers.
They packed the Small Business Committee hearing room and offered detailed testimony on the benefits of unionization and the harm such a law would cause.
"Each generation makes its own history... We need your voices here now more than ever."
Unionized California teachers are among the many categories of workers nationwide whose unions are under attack by anti-labor lawmakers.