After months of negotiations with the telecommunications giant, they've decided to take a stand to create a better workplace.
"Verizon made $39 billion in profits over the last three years, but the company is still insisting on givebacks that would devastate our jobs."
An increasing list of states, tired of GOP-ordered dysfunction in D.C., have raised their minimums.
The celebrations began early, even as California's new minimum wage law was still racing through the state legislature last week.
Teachers picketed outside all of the public schools in Chicago's Hyde Park section this morning.
After a pause for a city-mandated study, Minneapolis has resumed its march towards enacting a paid sick and family leave law.
California's $10/hour minimum - already the highest of any state - would rise gradually to $15 in 2022 for businesses with 26 or more workers.
"Using union-busting law firms to intimidate workers is one more tool in the toolbox of the global elite."
"It's time to win Washington State and the rest of the West for Bernie Sanders!'
An unexpected commotion disrupted routine in a busy city center on an April morning one hundred years ago.