The celebrations began early, even as California's new minimum wage law was still racing through the state legislature last week.
As we celebrate the life and historic contributions of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., public workers are under fierce attack across the country.
Illinois is entering its tenth month without a budget; Rauner has refused to sign one without legislators agreeing to his drastic "turnaround agenda" that rolls back worker rights.
Over the past year, U.S. Steel has announced hundreds of layoffs in its workforce across the country.
Teachers picketed outside all of the public schools in Chicago's Hyde Park section this morning.
After a pause for a city-mandated study, Minneapolis has resumed its march towards enacting a paid sick and family leave law.
April 1 is likely to go down in history as unions and community organizations representing people from all walks of life stage strikes and actions from one end of the city to the other.
California's $10/hour minimum - already the highest of any state - would rise gradually to $15 in 2022 for businesses with 26 or more workers.
Hoping to send a message to the Board of Education, Mayor Emanuel, and Illinois Gov. Rauner, Chicago teachers are set to walk off the job in a one-day strike this Friday.
The Obama administration today issued a final rule that it says would cut workers' exposure to harmful silica dust in half.