"It was important that hundreds of people representing $15 and a union came out and that there was a sense of hooking that issue into the Presidential campaign."
Chants of "No Contract! No Peace!" spread throughout the campus last Saturday on a sunny fall afternoon.
Not knowing when and for how long they will be at work makes it virtually impossible for workers to arrange for child care or have a good home life.
Having a work schedule you can depend on has joined raising the minimum wage as a winnable demand for America's millions of low-paid workers.
The measures would make firms give workers at least two weeks' advance notice of their schedules, and make those schedules predictable.
The musicians are courageously conducting a high profile labor action; the strike is also very winnable.
"Voters are fed up with lack of action in Washington on raising wages for working people; letting voters know where the candidates stand on these issues can have a significant impact."
Graduation was emotional for the dozen members of SEIU 32 BJ at the completion of the Social Justice Academy.
Trump trumped by NLRB, Minnesota nurses strike; Sorry, no thin mints at Schnuck's; union 'lions and tigers and bears' and more.
For far too long farmworkers in the U.S. have faced abuse, along with racial discrimination and even wage theft.