"Since 1978 Missouri has said no to right-to-work and in just a minute I will sign that veto and make sure the voices of Missouri's working people are heard."
On July 1, 2016, the minimum wage will go up to $10.50, and continue to increase gradually until 2020, when it hits $15 an hour.
On June 2 in Dallas, nationwide rallies demanded re-hiring of laid-off Walmart workers.
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.
The demonstrators had a single-minded determination to send a message to McDonald's on the eve of its stockholders meeting.
"Our city has taken a much-needed, significant step toward lifting hundreds of thousands of people out of poverty."
A work stoppage began March 17 in the San Quintín Valley, in Baja California, as workers called for a minimum daily wage of 300 pesos, about $20.
APWU members will rally in over 85 cities for improved postal services and to protect good, living-wage jobs.
Union leaders hailed the Senate vote, which forces senators to postpone the debate on fast-track until after the Memorial Day recess.
The Labor Department is readying proposed rules to greatly expand who can get overtime pay.