The Democratic Party has adopted the $15 minimum wage on its platform despite presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton’s fears that it will eliminate jobs.
Democrats on Monday released their proposed 2016 platform, which lays out the party’s official principles and policy statements. The party officially endorsed the $15 minimum wage at the center of a long-running union campaign. The wage rate, which is more than double the federal minimum of $7.25, would also apply to tipped workers, such as waiters, who earn $2.13 an hour.
A federal judge appointed by Barack Obama blocked Illinois home health aides from recovering dues money they say was illegally withdrawn from their checks by labor giant Service Employees International Union.
One of Hillary Clinton’s most influential labor supporters has endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders’ single payer healthcare plan.
The Fight for $15 campaign, a movement that advocates for a $15-an-hour minimum wage, will soon vote to join the Service Employees International Union.
An Oregon union continued to pocket dues from many home health aides caring for family members years after the Supreme Court declared a similar system in Illinois unconstitutional, according to a new suit.
One of Washington state’s largest unions lost thousands of dues paying members in the wake of a Supreme Court decision barring automatic enrollment of home healthcare workers in the union, according to a new report.
Massachusetts teachers delivered another blow to frontrunner Hillary Clinton, joining a prominent list of labor groups that have delayed endorsements in the Democratic primary.
Some of the nation’s top labor unions are holding off their endorsement of struggling Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton just in case Vice President Joe Biden enters the race.
Unions received hundreds of thousands of dollars from Planned Parenthood over the past five years, while shelling out more than $1 million to the nation’s largest abortionist.
Since 2011 politically powerful labor unions and Planned Parenthood have exchanged lucrative gifts for “charitable” endeavors and political advocacy.