"With Walmart's low-wages and hectic schedules, too many Walmart workers are left on the edge of poverty."
History was made on Thursday, Nov. 13, when Walmart workers took part in the first sit-ins in the store's history to demand $15 an hour and full-time work.
The unemployment rate fell 0.1 percent in October, to 5.8 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said.
In response to the New York Times story today, Walmart workers are again calling for full-time hours and better scheduling.
Hundreds of workers and community members filled Los Angeles City Council Chambers on Oct. 29 and built a wage theft cemetery in front of City Hall.
Within days of each other last week, two groups of Northern California recycling workers declared they'd had enough of what they see as regimes of indignity and discrimination.
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Mercedes-Benz U.S. International employees and the United Auto Workers announced the formation of UAW Local 112, a new local union.
Honeywell locked out 150 workers, members of USW Local 7-669, an old Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers local, on August 2.
High turnout will be key to keeping a DFL majority in the House and moving forward a worker-friendly agenda.