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Wage theft - the non-payment or the under-payment of an agreed upon wage - has been a growing problem across the country, seen in every industry from retail and service to manufacturing and ...
by Paddy Ryan
Comment Count 74 comments on Fri Aug 03, 2012 at 12:32 PM PDT with 117 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 98 comments on Fri Aug 03, 2012 at 10:42 AM PDT with 71 Recommends
I Was Third in Line at the Grocery Store on January 2, 2013.
by Wendys Wink
Comment Count 44 comments on Thu Jan 03, 2013 at 11:30 AM PST with 53 Recommends
In today’s tough economic environment, hardworking American families relying on minimum wage salaries desperately need a minimum wage increase. The current federally mandated minimum wage is $7.25 ...
by Paddy Ryan
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Aug 06, 2012 at 12:11 PM PDT with 44 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
“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
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
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 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
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
After fast-food workers took to the streets in protest of low wages, panic ensued, and Fox News immediately launched a counter-offensive by putting on a high-priced lobbyist to argue that America's ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 01:24 PM PDT with 17 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
Until the fire in 1911, the Triangle Waist Company in New York City employed about 500 workers, mostly young immigrant women, who worked nine hours a day on weekdays and seven hours on Saturdays, ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 12:51 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
You..ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones Friday April 24, 1903 New York City, ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
In recent Wal-Mart news, a really disturbing precedent: A Canadian court overturned the UFCW certification granted to Wal-Mart workers in December ...
by Kate Thomas
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jun 30, 2009 at 10:31 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
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
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
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
"At this time, allowing additional immigrants into the U.S. would negatively impact the wages of the 11 million undocumented workers who are already living here, which in turn, would further drive ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 47 comments on Wed Jun 26, 2013 at 12:47 PM PDT with 7 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