Saying that it would help lift up workers and families, Acting Labor Secretary Seth Harris reiterated the Obama administration's support for raising the minimum wage.
In a five-to-four decision the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the formula in Section 4 of the 1965 Civil Rights Act was unconstitutional.
The Supreme Court will try to sort out the political war over the legality of "recess appointments" to the National Labor Relations Board.
The trimmed-down Hostess has a far less costly operating structure than the predecessor company, but workers are no longer unionized.
The Industrial Workers of the World, also known as the "Wobblies," was founded at a 12-day convention in Chicago, June 27, 1905.
They came from every corner of Pennsylvania yesterday, and some from New Jersey and New York.
The American Railway Union, led by Eugene Debs, initiated a boycott against the Pullman Palace Car Company.
This city's huge teachers' union has selected the candidate it prefers in the mayoral race now underway here.
"We stand in Congress on the side of the 99 percent against the one percent. So we need this campaign, we need to raise the minimum wage."
On this day in 1893, the American Railway Union - one of the first industrial unions in the United States - was founded.