The Raise the Wage Act that mandates the gradual hike in minimum wage to $15 an hour was approved by the US House of Representatives but will face a tough challenge in the Senate and president Donald Trump
Thousands of workers protested across Europe and North America over unfair wage practices and working conditions on the occasion of the 48-hour Prime Day shopping festival
Protesters said the law would make abortion unsafe and disproportionately affect the State’s marginalized communities. There have been calls to boycott Alabama in the aftermath
The new law schedules a pay rise which will ensure all workers receive 15 USD per hour by 2026
Senators Ben Cardin (Democrat) Rob Portman (Republican) tried to include the bill that penalizes companies and organizations that boycott Israel in a larger omnibus spending bill to avert a government shutdown
The inauguration of the Sanders Institute in Vermont saw left-leaning and progressive leaders, activists and authors discuss solutions for global problems, such as lack of accessible healthcare, homelessness and environmental degradation.
The Health and Human Services (HHS) department has drafted a memo to establish the legal definition of gender, with the proposal to recognise only either male or female sex.
US progressives are hopeful that just two years after Donald Trump was elected president, the midterm elections will shift the balance in Washington DC and on a state level to the Democrats