Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) doesn't believe the minimum wage "serves a purpose."
For workers in Colombia, providing bouquets for vases has meant increasing hours with falling pay, growing health problems, and human rights violations.
The Act established that unions are not conspiracies under the law and freed them to legally strike, picket and boycott employers.
The event highlighted that a big turnout on Row D, the WFP line, will be decisive in ensuring that Cuomo, the IDC and other elected officials remain good to their word.
"We are not going away until these Nissan workers win the right to a union, as the 150,000 unionized Nissan workers elsewhere."
"Labor is perfectly positioned to unite a massive movement, to raise wages and to lift up our communities."
A delegation of senior-level trade union leaders from around the globe will travel to Canton, Mississippi, to meet with Nissan workers and community leaders.
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International employees and the United Auto Workers announced the formation of UAW Local 112, a new local union.
More than 200,000 low-wage workers got big wins from New York Mayor de Blasio and the Obama administration's Labor Department.
Teachers in the small suburban community of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, returned to the picket line for their second week of striking.