This year, unions and their allies here are adding to their list of battles a push to rack up the largest possible vote for Hillary Clinton in November.
Unions and progressive groups are circulating a petition to congressional leaders.
Gillary is starting college, and plans to study biology. "I'm going to do health related research, so I can find cures for diseases that affect animals."
Noted African-American economics professor Darrick Hamilton is proposing federally-guaranteed jobs, at living wages, for everyone.
Government agents raided a neighborhood location where immigrant workers gather, forcing a group of laborers to submit to searches.
The law bars employers from demanding past salary figures from job applicants; it also provides a more comprehensive definition of comparable work.
Poverty-income workers and their allies gathered to strategize on how to mobilize the 64 million workers who earn less than $15 an hour to go to the polls.
"We must see ourselves and our unions as the labor component of a much bigger progressive coalition."
"Anyone who wants our support must bring forth a bold commitment to a pro-worker agenda," Richard Trumka said. "Hillary Clinton answered the call."
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