Stay Thirsty, My Friends: Clocking Out

Cutski the Bear tells 22,000 University of California staff why they face cuts and layoffs.

New Hampshire House defeats fair bargaining ban for a third time, 212-141.

3 reasons even right-wing Republicans like unions.

Why the White House wants a minimum wage increase.

5 reasons Obama was right to recommend a higher minimum wage.

Marco Rubio suggested a policy that would demolish the economy. Why isn’t he getting called out for it?

Ezra Klein asks: What’s the difference between Marco Rubio’s platform and Mitt Romney’s?

Worker Victory! Life Gas delivery workers in Cohoes, NY join the Teamsters.

Today in Labor history: the 1865 steel strike that won what might be the first union contract in U.S. history.

Washington state Republicans want to repeal Seattles sick leave law. Because they’re bored, I guess?

Want the 6 best charts about the State of the Union? ThinkProgress has your back.

Finally: The Meme of the Union, 2013.