Forty four years ago today the Stonewall demonstrations broke out in New York City,
WASHINGTON (PAI) - Union leaders hailed the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to throw out the Defense of Marriage Act, the anti-gay law a Republican-run Congress railroaded through, and which then-President Bill Clinton signed.
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.
Hyatt fired housekeepers, replacing them with out-of-state minimum-wage temps. Unite Here has called a boycott of Hyatt.
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.
A multi-racial crowd of over 2,500 people rallied outside the North Carolina State Legislature Building.
They came from every corner of Pennsylvania yesterday, and some from New Jersey and New York.
This city's huge teachers' union has selected the candidate it prefers in the mayoral race now underway here.