The "$15 and a union" campaign won an NLRB decision that could dramatically change the organizing landscape in favor of fast food workers.
"Well first of all, I have been involved with issues about labor for a great deal of my life, I come out of a union family and my mother and my father were very much involved in organizing."
The House GOP majority rejected a Democratic attempt to aid low-wage workers by ending federal government hiring of contractors who violate the law.
The life of General Gordon Baker, Jr. was celebrated with a huge outpouring of many hundreds this past Saturday.
The CPUSA will host a Google Hangout with Jacobin magazine founding editor Bhaskar Sunkara and Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA co-editor Michael Steven Smith.
"You can always count on the brave workers it takes to ensure that all workers will, in the end, participate in how decisions are made at their workplaces."
More than 5,000 protesters marched through downtown Seattle on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day chanting, "Raise the minimum wage now!"
The nation rallied behind Walmart workers Nov. 29, turning the traditional Black Friday shopping day into mass protests at 1,500 locations across the country.
Watch the video of Walmart workers and their supporters standing up for good wages and against Walmart abuse.
One survivor calls the legislation "one-sided, unfair and unnecessary."