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.
"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."
Concession workers at San Francisco's AT&T Park, home of the Giants baseball team, are protesting lousy pay and attacks on health benefits.
On this day in 1893, the American Railway Union - one of the first industrial unions in the United States - was founded.
The campaign for $15 an hour or $12 with benefits has been going on for several months now.
James Dolan, the owner of the New York Knicks, has often faced criticism for his front office decision making and the team's lack of on-court success.
Thousands of union public workers and their supporters turned out on Wednesday at New York's City Hall park under the slogan "Workers Count, Workers Vote!"
The level of income inequality stretches much higher in the United States than in the other developed countries. Now it's gone off the chart.
DEARBORN, Mich. - Three weeks ago, 400 fast food workers across Metro Detroit shocked their employers by walking off the job demanding a living wage of $15.00 an hour.
CHICAGO - A protest outside the West Loop Walmart store here was only one of countless demonstrations that broke out today across the country in support of striking workers at the world's biggest retail giant.