Sen. Bernie Sanders and Progressive Caucus members stand with low-wage government contract workers, saying that taxpayer-paid contractors should pay workers a living wage.
A panel organized by the Congressional Progressive Caucus dramatized the plight of low-wage workers and highlighted businesses that are actually trying to do right by their workers.
McDonald’s argues that it’s the franchisees, not the McDonald’s corporation, that are in control of the employment practices at each restaurant. That argument will be put to the test Monday.
The AFL-CIO president's speech before the Peterson Institute of International Economics detailed his concerns regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership and fast-track trade promotion authority legislation.
"We’re marching to revive the heart of North Carolina and the heart of politics," Rev. William J. Barber II says of a February 14 march that he is calling progressives from around the country to join.
Activists rallied outside payday lending storefronts in 10 states Tuesday to increase awareness of the lack of protection many states offer individuals against purveyors of short-term, high-interest loans.
The Right to Vote Amendment by Reps. Keith Ellison and Mark Pocan would amend the Constitution to provide all Americans the affirmative right to vote, and empower Congress to protect this right.