Labor is increasing its attention on the GOP-run House, where the vote is expected to be much closer and up for grabs.
Teacher Lily Eskelsen Garcia has seen poverty's impact on her students, so for her, the issue is personal.
It's a great day for working Angelenos, as the LA city countil has voted to raise the minimum wage, in steps, to $15 an hour.
Gov. John Kasich has yanked collective bargaining rights from 10,000 Ohio home health care and child care workers.
The UFW is calling for putting pressure on the giant Driscoll Company in solidarity with the striking workers.
The demonstrators had a single-minded determination to send a message to McDonald's on the eve of its stockholders meeting.
The quest of 7,500 fired New Orleans teachers and school staffers for back pay and damages ended in a loss at the Supreme Court.
Restaurant workers loudly cried in protest, "$2.13 is not the American Dream," at the National Restaurant Association's trade show.
In current negotiations, the management trustees of the union's pension propose to radically change the union's pension plan.
Hundreds of retirees and their supporters rallied in connection with hearings held by the White House Commission on Aging.