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UC Berkeley released their study of low ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 12:34 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
New York Says $15 and a Union on 4/15 On April 15th Low-wage workers in NYC and more than 200 cities across the country and more world wide held the biggest-yet day of action in their Fight for $
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 12:41 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
It’s an hour of pure edu-tainment. We will give you some insight on the union advantage with stats, figures and bar charts form the good people at the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Stopping into ...
by Kris LaGrange
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 09:47 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
This is a revised chapter on raising the minimum wage, From Do What Works and Call it Capitalism By Dan Riker Cross-Posted on progressiveamericanthought.blogspot.com Part III. Chapter 3. Raise the ...
by Dan Riker
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 07:34 AM PST with 7 Recommends
I fear a new racial climate change and global warming. There are no more poems left for me to write. Every word is now broken in my hand. E. Ethelbert Miller I’ve been a fan of the proposal to ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 10:45 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Fast food workers, other low-wage employees launch nationwide strike by Ned Resnikoff Fast-food workers in roughly 190 cities nationwide are set to walk off the job Thursday morning, d emanding an ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 09:10 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Last year was bad, but this year is worse. Not only did that hallowed and holy Christmas Shopping season begin just after Halloween last year, this year it started in early October. Bill Maher ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 80 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2014 at 07:00 PM PST with 40 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Monday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 11:00 AM PST with 16 Recommends
The Associated Press has a scoop on a just-released National Labor Relations Board decision which, bottom line, will make it a bit easier to organize McDonald's workers.
by Tasini
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jul 29, 2014 at 12:54 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
By Liz Watson Cross-posted from NWLC's blog This week, Representatives Miller and DeLauro and Senators Harkin and Warren introduced the Schedules That Work Act . This groundbreaking legislation ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jul 24, 2014 at 10:55 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
By Amy Tannenbaum and Liz Watson , National Women's Law Center Cross-posted from NWLC's blog At Tuesday’s HELP Committee hearing on women’s economic security Senator Warren called attention to ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu May 22, 2014 at 07:27 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
By Liz Watson , Senior Counsel and Director of Workplace Justice for Women, National Women's Law Center Cross-posted from NWLC's blog In last night’s State of the Union speech President Obama ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jan 29, 2014 at 10:12 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Michael Matthew Bloomer, December 9, 2013 Fast-food workers strike, protest for higher ...
by latestbloomer
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 09, 2013 at 09:34 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Occupy Wall Street struck a deep chord with its notion that the fundamental divide in our country is between the “1 percent” and the rest of us. That facile rhetorical device brilliantly ...
by Gregory Heires
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 11 Recommends
By Elizabeth Johnston and Liz Watson , National Women's Law Center Cross-posted from NWLC's blog For Walmart workers, this year Black Friday starts on Black Thursday, the day also known as ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Nov 27, 2013 at 07:49 AM PST with 4 Recommends
The shutdown is the story of the moment. It has the danger of hostage taking. It has bitter,testosterone-driven conflict. It has human interest because real people are indeed getting hurt, some of ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 12:55 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2013/09/arrests-in-ny-walmart-union-action-2750.html Four Arrested in NY Walmart Action in OurWalmart Nationwide Protests with The workers during the ...
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Sep 18, 2013 at 09:27 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2013/09/fast-food-forward-strike-again-in-nyc.html Fast Food Forward Strike Again in NYC and ...
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Sep 11, 2013 at 10:49 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
More money would work so much better for McDonald’s employees than CEO Don Thompson’s bogus budget requiring them to forego food or rely on food stamps. And welfare. And public housing. And ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Aug 14, 2013 at 07:20 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
“What’s disgusting? Unionbusting! What’s outrageous? Poverty wages!”---a chant often heard at Fight for $15 actions Sometimes heroes come dressed in company uniforms: perhaps MacDonald’s, ...
by BobboSphere
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Aug 09, 2013 at 06:14 AM PDT with 31 Recommends