“We need a president who makes it easier for us to stand together and hold our employers accountable for putting people above profits.”
With the rise of hate crimes, a polarizing White House administration, and a housing crisis, Cesar Chavez Day, to be celebrated Friday, resonates even more.
Employees at several Bay Area assisted-living facilities were paid a monthly salary well below minimum wage because they routinely worked 60 hours per week.
Helen Fabela Chávez, widow of UFW president César Chávez, died Monday afternoon in Bakersfield.
Workers in San Quintin, Baja Mexico, began striking in mid-March and have been waging intermittent strikes.
Protesters in Oakland were arrested Thursday during a march in support of pay raises and rights for fast-food workers.
The minimum wage in San Francisco will climb to $15 by 2018 if voters say “yes” in November.
Retailer Gap Inc. announced that it will voluntarily boost the minimum wage of its employees.