Thousands across the country are expected to participate in demonstration calling for a $15 minimum wage and union rights.
New Economic Policy Institute report finds education, race, ethnicity doesn't halt wage divide between women, men.
Some 70 percent of UC's 14,000 clerical and support staff at least occasionally go hungry because the low wages they are paid.
Report details plan to revamp workforce so unions give all employees a voice at the workplace.
So-called RTW doesn't help workers enter the middle class, she says, only prevents them from earning fair wages.
States, Chamber of Commerce seek to halt increase in overtime pay threshold.
Everyday Americans are the key to defeating anti-union measures across the country.
Workers continue to struggle to meet basic needs even as overall U.S. economic numbers improve.