"For too long, these companies have gotten public support only to have them take advantage of the workers and their families, forcing overtime and unsafe staffing levels."
Trashing promises to provide a fair hearing, the Republican leader of Wisconsin's state Senate labor committee rammed through a bill that would make union shops illegal.
Walker's deception confronts overwhelming evidence that RTW will further hurt a low-wage state that needs more buying power.
Walmart announced today it was giving its lowest-wage workers a raise to at least $9 an hour by April and $10 an hour by 2016.
"As a teacher I've always placed a premium on what we know, and what we know is that there hasn't been a trade deal yet that benefitted the American people."
My movie buddy and I didn't really mind seeing a movie about pretentious people, but we felt that the entire thing was pretentious.
Before the march, participants gathered to make a "peace pledge," writing the name of a loved one lost to violence, or a message of peace, on a red felt heart.
The memorial was dedicated in 2007 and included several commissioned pieces of public art.
People who want to see a change in U.S.-Cuba policy should study the details of these bills and check if their own senators are listed as co-sponsors.
Some 65 workers at Oaks Corner have been without a contract for two and a half years, and haven't had a raise in eight years.