"The Postal Service takes in $68 billion a year in revenue and Wall Street wants it."
Chávez was also an early environmentalist, warning the public of the devastating effects of pesticides on both farmworkers and consumers.
They packed the Small Business Committee hearing room and offered detailed testimony on the benefits of unionization and the harm such a law would cause.
"Each generation makes its own history... We need your voices here now more than ever."
Unionized California teachers are among the many categories of workers nationwide whose unions are under attack by anti-labor lawmakers.
Colleen M. Kelley, the NTEU president for the last 16 years, will retire at the end of the union's convention this August.
A new report from the Berger-Marks Foundation gives working women a "how-to" guide to establish women's committees within unions.
"Today marks the first time in West Virginia history that our state officially reduced safety standards for coal miners."
Rauner intends to hurt "the men and women who do the real work of state government."
"America is begging for change on a grand scale; the kind of change that, quite frankly, has always been led by young people."