Workers hit the streets for causes ranging from decent pay to undoing two-tier wage systems to health and safety.
The NLRB's general counsel presents evidence in one big case about the joint responsibility of McDonald's and its local franchises to obey labor law.
Mayor de Blasio and the city council have called for $15 in NYC wage but the Republican-led state senate has blocked the desired increase.
In the face of corporation opposition, skilled workers at the Volkswagen plant voted for UAW to become their collective bargaining representative, a step toward unionization of the whole plant.
The U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to drastically rewrite not just labor law, but working conditions in the U.S.
"Before I started with Fight for 15, the management would scream and degrade us in front of people; now they actually treat us with respect."
People's World took it to the streets, asking the question, "Do fast food workers deserve $15 an hour and the right to unionize?"
In one of Florida's newer retiree communities, activists rallied in support of the national day of action for Fight for $15.
"It is important to raise the wages for all of us: on payday workers may be able to pay the rent but can't pay for food."
Fast-food workers will wage their biggest-ever strike Tuesday - one year from Election Day - with walkouts hitting a record 270 cities from Detroit to Denver.