"It's a sign of the times and how important the fight is that five major presidential candidates would come here in a 24-hour period."
Union leaders passed a resolution that calls upon the AFL-CIO to add a demand for single-payer heath insurance to the federation's Raising Wages campaign.
Fast food workers walked off their jobs and demonstrated in the thousands for a higher paycheck - $15 an hour.
"A society built on low-wage jobs does not deliver purchasing power."
Jeb Bush, a boy born to wealth and privilege, lectured last week that Americans should work longer hours.
Meanwhile, the GOP majority in the legislature is pushing HB722, to ban cities and counties from raising the minimum wage on their own.
The win is the biggest in the history of Teamsters Joint Council 42, which covers Southern California, Nevada and Hawaii.
Overturning a cutback the GOP Bush Administration instituted a decade ago, Obama announced a new overtime pay rule on June 30.
Every neighborhood and many unions rallied together behind the banner of New Haven Rising for good jobs for city residents.
How has the middle class dissolved and childhood poverty risen while we continue to create more millionaires and billionaires?