"This is the most critical election in American history; we have five million families who long to come out from the shadows."
"Anyone who wants our support must bring forth a bold commitment to a pro-worker agenda," Richard Trumka said. "Hillary Clinton answered the call."
Trump, after mulling over his gruesome list of possible running mates, has settled on Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.
The proposed Democratic Party platform includes language that is close to an outright rejection of the controversial TPP.
Philando Castile was a Teamsters Local 320 member and nutrition services supervisor at the J.J. Hill Montessori school in St. Paul.
Michael Smith had a message for the Democratic Party - stand up for workers who have lost jobs to so-called "free trade" pacts.
Stiff fines of millions of dollars will not change the financial fraud that produced the Great Recession, Senator Elizabeth Warren said.
The bill would have forced workers to "opt-in" to having their dues taken out of their paychecks--a scheme that weakens unions.
The provisions, inserted in a huge DOD bill by House Republicans, are among the reasons the administration told Congress the president's advisors "would recommend he veto the bill."
Big changes require big struggles, and "May Day 2016 -- Fighting for Our Future" set a powerful and inspiring framework for the labor battles and elections this year.