U.S. workers' wages rise when U.S. unions thrive, the temporary top man at the U.S. Labor Department, acting Secretary Seth Harris, says.
Can you imagine trying to live on $2.13 an hour, with no sick days and a 1-in-10 chance of having health care coverage?
"We've learned that it doesn't matter who you are, if you stay strong and you're on the side of justice."
Actions in the U.S. will vary from protests to delivering letters to Mexican government consulate offices.
Declaring, "We are a union of immigrants," Auto Workers President Bob King elevated immigration reform to a top spot on the UAW's lobbying agenda.
Declining unionization and increasing globalization are two key factors that are widening wage gaps between the rich and everyone else.