"I have seen firsthand over the decades the erosion of the middle class in my hometown of Bridgeport, as the income gap has widened more deeply here than almost anywhere else."
Federal contracting officers will begin receiving data on prospective contractors' wage theft records.
Maybe it's time for the minor league players to unionize, too.
Nearly 1,000 cooks, housekeepers, bellmen and servers from Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J., walked off the job today for a livable wage.
"I do housework, cooking, gardening, take care of the children," said domestic worker Amma, who is forced to sleep in a garage; "I receive insults like, 'You are an animal.'"
The new wage theft coalition will focus on identifying and implementing solutions.
Can you imagine working five weeks in a row and earning nothing?
The new law protects poor women, women of color, and transgender individuals from discrimination.
The U.S. Supreme Court has handed a judicial win - even if only in one big city - to the "Fight for 15 and a union" movement.
Over 20,000 janitors statewide call for a strike against unfair labor practices by janitorial companies who contract with some of the most high-priced real estate owners.