Workers hold labor law, unions rally in downtown Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Fast food workers and the president of America's second largest union took their "Fight for 15" minimum wage message to the streets of downtown Milwaukee Wednesday.
The rally was held ahead of next summer's Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee. The head of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) says who they eventually endorse will depend on the candidate who supports "Unions for All," an ambitious demand to overhaul America's labor laws.
"Unions for All means putting our taxpayer dollars to work for good union jobs, every government contract, every grant should pay $15 an hour and give everyone a real opportunity to form a union," said SEIU president Mary Kay Henry.
Henry believes workers should be allowed to organize and bargain across industries and occupations.