Beefing up currency manipulation, worker rights language is key to creating an agreement that helps everyone.
Hawkeye State is the latest target of anti-union forces who want to tamp down on middle-class wages for workers.
Legislation being considered in the Golden State could be a vehicle to help tens of millions of workers nationwide.
The push for paid sick leave is gaining traction. Five states already mandate it and others are considering it. But as it stands, it is currently more available to some workers then others.
The cost of higher education is out of control, and has been for many years. As tuition soared sky-high, more and more U.S. young adults went deep into debt trying to finance their future. And today, many are being crushed by the weight of their borrowing.