"Racism and the exclusion, persecution, and marginalization that come with it, affect the enabling environment for the exercise of association and assembly rights."
"I have seen firsthand over the decades the erosion of the middle class in my hometown of Bridgeport, as the income gap has widened more deeply here than almost anywhere else."
The man who declares he'll "Make America great again!" refuses to make low-paid workers at the casino great.
"Donald Trump may talk tough, but he has consistently outsourced his own products. American workers deserve better."
Exploitative employers use the threat of hiring undocumented adults to force other workers to take lower wages and benefits.
A coalition of workers' rights and progressive groups pushed the ordinance through the council, over the usual business opposition.
Hospital chains demand that its nurses virtually give up their health insurance; patient safety and quality of patient care are also top issues.
Even the doctors are part of the bargaining unit at this small hospital in the Pacific Northwest.
"We're going to get this done for the 400,000 Californians who deserve the dignity of an eight-hour day."
CWA's legislative director is urging his union's activists - and other unionists - to keep the pressure on lawmakers to vote against the TPP.