Full coverage: AFL-CIO Convention in Los Angeles

Getting fast-food employees worked up over the minimum wage

Once an apolitical fast-food worker, Naquasia LeGrand is now one of the most vocal backers of a movement to double the minimum wage.

AFL-CIO seeks political alliance with progressive groups

The AFL-CIO is trying to create a political alliance with progressive groups to counter conservative successes.

Obama cancels California trip to make Syria case

President Obama will not travel to California next week so that he can press his case to members of Congress for a military strike against Syria.