"The labor movement and the faith community are joined at the hip."
The Service Employees and Jobs With Justice joined a last-minute campaign to get Congress to raise the minimum wage.
The Service Employees and Priorities USA have bought ads in key states with Hispanic-American populations, exposing the anti-worker, anti-Hispanic record Mitt Romney.
Another right-wing effort to throw public worker unions out of politics hit the U.S. Supreme Court agenda.
The Service Employees became the third big union - and the second within Change To Win - to endorse Democratic President Barack Obama for re-election.
Noel Beasley was elected new president of Workers United, an SEIU sector, the union said.
The Service Employees International Union and Unite Here this week announced a settlement that brings to an end a dispute that has troubled the labor movement for over a year.
More than 1,000 cooks, dishwashers and housekeepers are training to carry out nonviolent civil disobedience on July 22 at Hyatt hotels in 15 cities across the nation.