Overturning a cutback the GOP Bush Administration instituted a decade ago, Obama announced a new overtime pay rule on June 30.
Union leaders hailed the Supreme Court's decision legalizing gay marriage, but added there is still opposition to equal rights for gay people.
On this date in 1847, the Post Office Department (now called the U.S. Postal Service), issued its first two postage stamps.
The case, Friedrichs v. CTA (California Teachers Association), involves a challenge supported by far right anti-union groups.
By and large, leaders applauded the ruling keeping the ACA's federal individual payments for health care insurance subsidies for users of health care exchanges, state or federal.
The legislation cuts employment and training funds, job services, job safety and health funding, kills health care quality evaluation and ACA funding of prevention programs.
Rauner's tactic is the latest in a nationwide campaign by the right, its business backers and its political puppets to trash workers, cut wages, destroy pensions and kill unions.
The legislation is important both for jobs creation and to repair and replace the nation's crumbling infrastructure and to repair, replace and upgrade bus and subway systems.
The meetings are important because the teachers unions are known for their members' political activism, intelligence, credibility, and reach.
The Roman Catholic Church and the U.S. labor movement are working more closely together than ever.