"The same forces that want to privatize the postal system and oppose voting rights want to keep the federal sub-minimum wage just like it is."
The City of Los Angeles has been placed on notice that a possible strike may be necessary in the near future if negotiations continued to be stalled.
Apr. 15 was more than the usual day of demonstrations. It was a turning point in the unity, politics, and organization of the movement to end inequality.
"It is no accident that they shut down our store, which has been a one of the most successful centers for organizing."
Sometimes the conventional narrative the media tell about a news story feels so wrong I can't stand it.
Leaders of the nation's two large teachers' unions are split on a bipartisan effort by a key Senate committee to rewrite the federal aid-to-education law.
Low wage workers were joined by dozens of area unions and community organizations in a massive demonstration for $15 and a union.
"We are bringing this fight to the doors of the mayor and city council members, telling them what they are proposing is not enough."
The beautiful, sunny day put an extra spring in the steps of the protesters who chanted, "What do we want? - 15!, When do we want it - Now!"
"The government and Grupo Mexico are making history but backwards, taking away the right to strike and the right to industrial safety."