A massive campaign waged against U.S. Labor Secretary nominee Andy Puzder forced his withdrawal Wednesday. AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka says "It’s a reminder of the collective power of working people..."
Fight For $15 workers like Chicago area Hardee's worker Robert Sunderlin are struggling for living wages and union rights. The last thing workers need according to the Fight For $15 is a fast food CEO as Labor Secretary.
The global labor union federation Education International is warning that we are entering a geopolitical era where extreme right political neo-fascist movements - from the U.S. to Europe - are a real threat.