While millions hit the stores to shop on Black Friday, hundreds of holiday workers, including many in the retail sector, rallied in downtown Minneapolis to call for a better workplace environment.
The workers, who were organizing with Working America-Minnesota and several other groups, want the minimum wage raised to $15 an hour, as well as fair scheduling and paid sick days.
Opponents say those demands would stifle economic growth and lead to fewer jobs.
Snow will swing across parts of the central and northern Plains to the Upper Midwest as November ends and December begins.
Travel hazards, delays and disruptions associated with rain, ice and snow will continue over the Central states through the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
Snow and ice storms have taken aim at the Central U.S. this week, while record-setting Sandra strengthened into a major hurricane south of Mexico.
World leaders of over 120 United Nations will converge on Paris on Nov. 30, 2015, for the Climate Change Conference
The strongest El Nino in 50 years will unfold this winter and significantly alter the chances for a white Christmas across the country.
Snow and ice storms have taken aim at the Central U.S. this week, while record-setting Sandra strengthened into a major hurricane south of Mexico.Read Story >