"Labor is perfectly positioned to unite a massive movement, to raise wages and to lift up our communities."
Forty-five percent of Californians in polls have answered that unions do more harm than good. Where do they receive this idea, and how do we change the narrative?
"Many workers live in LA. They pay taxes and buy groceries they need in Los Angeles. With this raise they will be able to buy more and this increase will only benefit the city,"
High turnout will be key to keeping a DFL majority in the House and moving forward a worker-friendly agenda.
Supporters thanked those arrested for their commitment as they boarded the police wagon, recognizing that their wage increase would be a boost to all workers.
Whenever the subject of raising hourly pay to a livable level comes up in Los Angeles, you can expect two stalwart foes: The Chamber of Commerce and the Central City Association.
Of course, these victories did not happen just because a bunch of religious folks showed up to press an issue of justice, but because everyone worked together.
As they were taken away hundreds of supporters chanted "We want $15 and we want it now."
More than 20 workers were arrested outside a McDonald's in Chicago, where 450 demonstrated for several hours before marching onto Wabash Ave.
Fast food workers in cities across the United States are planning strikes and civil disobedience tomorrow, according to organizers.