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.
Pride at Work co-founder Nancy Wohlforth recalls how gay bartenders dumped bottles of Coors beer into the sewers; decades later, have things changed?
Nissan workers have travelled twice from Mississippi to France to show government officials there proof of Nissan's illegal anti-union tactics.
Thousands of workers at the City University of New York's 24 campuses will see improvements in their pay and benefits.
"We're going to get this done for the 400,000 Californians who deserve the dignity of an eight-hour day."
In the last five years, 100 million more passengers are flying, but the number of screeners has not kept up.
"To restore our country, to make America great again, we need an inclusion revolution."
"I do housework, cooking, gardening, take care of the children," said domestic worker Amma, who is forced to sleep in a garage; "I receive insults like, 'You are an animal.'"