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?
"Since 1978 Missouri has said no to right-to-work and in just a minute I will sign that veto and make sure the voices of Missouri's working people are heard."
On July 1, 2016, the minimum wage will go up to $10.50, and continue to increase gradually until 2020, when it hits $15 an hour.
On June 2 in Dallas, nationwide rallies demanded re-hiring of laid-off Walmart workers.
It's a great day for working Angelenos, as the LA city countil has voted to raise the minimum wage, in steps, to $15 an hour.
The demonstrators had a single-minded determination to send a message to McDonald's on the eve of its stockholders meeting.