Labor issues

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary and Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro speaks at a Service Employees International Union forum on labor issues, Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 27, 2019 - 5:57 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic campaign for president (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper is calling for taking action against a key Supreme Court decision that hobbled unions last year. The former Colorado governor told a union forum...
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Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary and Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro speaks at a Service Employees International Union forum on labor issues, Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 27, 2019 - 5:10 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic campaign for president (all times local): 2 p.m. Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro wants the federal government to encourage companies to treat workers — and labor — better. Castro is running for the Democratic presidential...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at a Service Employees International Union forum on labor issues, Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 27, 2019 - 3:53 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates declared unions to be a lifeline for the American middle class and pledged Saturday to strengthen workers' rights to strike and organize and to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. But while the candidates decried the erosion of wages...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks during a campaign stop Friday, April 26, 2019, in Henderson, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 27, 2019 - 3:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic campaign for president (all times local): Noon Democratic presidential contender Beto O'Rourke is betting that he can sell Republicans on the virtues of a $15 minimum wage. That could be a tough sell: It would mean more than doubling the current federal...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during a presidential forum held by She The People on the Texas State University campus Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
April 27, 2019 - 2:14 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic campaign for president (all times local): 11 a.m. Kamala (KAH'-mah-lah) Harris says that if she becomes president, she'd be happy to call the chief executive officer of McDonald's to urge better treatment of workers. The Democratic senator from...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, during a campaign stop Friday, April 26, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 27, 2019 - 1:10 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Six Democratic presidential candidates are promoting their solidarity with workers and focusing on wages and other issues of importance to labor as they hope to win support from one of the country's major unions. A forum Saturday organized by the liberal Center for American...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, during a campaign stop Friday, April 26, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 27, 2019 - 10:50 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Six Democratic presidential candidates are promoting their solidarity with workers and focusing on wages and other issues of importance to labor as they hope to win support from one of the country's major unions. A forum Saturday organized by the liberal Center for American...
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FILE - This Sept. 25, 2015 file photo shows the FIFA logo outside FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA will hold talks with human rights groups about issues associated with expanding the 2022 World Cup in the Persian Gulf beyond host Qatar. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
April 27, 2019 - 8:24 am
FIFA assured human rights groups on Saturday it will talk to them about risks associated with expanding the 2022 World Cup in the Persian Gulf beyond host Qatar before taking a final decision. FIFA is formulating a formal plan on how logistical and political complexities can be overcome to expand...
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April 27, 2019 - 7:24 am
FIFA assured human rights groups on Saturday it will talk to them about risks associated with expanding the 2022 World Cup in the Persian Gulf beyond host Qatar before taking a final decision. FIFA is formulating a formal plan on how logistical and political complexities can be overcome to expand...
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FILE - - In this April 25, 2019, file photo, former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden arrives at the Wilmington train station in Wilmington, Delaware. Six Democratic presidential candidates trying to overcome Biden's blue-collar appeal and outsized presence in the race will pitch themselves as champions of workers and kitchen-table issues while speaking to one of America's largest unions in Las Vegas on Saturday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
April 27, 2019 - 6:24 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A half-dozen Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Las Vegas on Saturday to pitch themselves to one of America's largest unions as champions of workers and kitchen-table issues. The daylong forum is organized by the liberal Center for American Progress Action Fund and...
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