While the U.S. Supreme Court's worker rulings apply nationwide, they rejects most cases brought to them; that leaves worker rights in the hands of the appeals court judges.
In all, about 50,000 low-wage workers in St. Louis will see an immediate pay increase come October 15.
As negative coverage surrounding Trump's immigration policy paper continues to spill out, the New York Times lifts up a critical voice in the debate.
This year's theme for the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting is "Sexualities in the Social World."
Sanders appealed for unity, and declared that having good jobs, racial, and gender equality, health care, and higher education for all "is not utopian dreaming."
Ohioans fed up with John Kasich's pro-1 percent policies came out in droves to protest their governor as he announced his bid for the Republican nomination for president
Wisconsin stands as the actual laboratory of failure for Republican ideology and pain for the people.
The nation's largest local government voted to raise the minimum wage for county employees and workers employed in the unincorporated areas -- 1.2 and 1.6 million workers.
"We thought it was important to hear his ideas: how he plans to take on the big-money interests that are strangling our political system and our economy."
"It's easy for Jeb to sit extra hours at his corporate board meetings, but the average worker already clocks in 47 hours a week while wages remain stagnant."