The Economic Policy Institute estimates 12.5 million workers will be newly eligible for overtime pay or see their existing rights strengthened, including 6.4 million women.
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.
Unions and workers have been campaigning for years to keep 2-person crews on all freight and passenger trains, citing safety reasons.
In the Sunshine State, left activists faced up to their options in the 2016 elections.
A group of activists is on hunger strike, calling for an end to all ICE detention on behalf of transgender undocumented immigrants.
The event, one of hundreds held across the world, was held in Whiting, within sight of a BP oil refinery where workers struck over safety concerns last year.
With an economy in crisis, Governor Mary Fallin and Sooner State Republicans are engaged in a dramatic about-face on Obamacare and Medicaid expansion.
Twenty years ago, on May 20, 1996, a landmark victory was won at the United States Supreme Court in Romer v. Evans.
A public forum was held to uncover the buried history of communists' role in the Civil Rights Movement of the '50s and '60s
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