It took women on the job all of 2012 and every day of 2013 up until April 9 to earn the eqivalent that men earned in 2012 alone.
The United States Postal Service said Wednesday that it would delay its plan to cease delivery of first-class mail on Saturdays.
Right-wing House Republicans schemed to hamstring the board and bring it to a dead halt.
Adonis Flores says immigration reform affects him and his family "personally."
"This is nothing more than a politically motivated attack on workers designed to eliminate your voice."
A lawsuit by thousands of Colombians whose relatives were killed by Chiquita's right wing squads is working its way through federal court in Florida.
Two big-city mayors, New York's Michael Bloomberg and Philadelphia's Michael Nutter, are strongly opposing paid sick leave for private-sector workers in their cities.
On April 8, 1935, with the nation in the depths of the Depression, Congress voted to approve the Works Progress Administration.
"From making sure citizenship for the 11 million is achievable not only in theory, but in fact, to maintaining family unity, the labor movement's immigration campaign is just getting started."
Unite Here Local 19, which sponsored the protest, has been struggling for union recognition at the Hyatt Santa Clara for four years.