Skip to main content

http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/...
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
                    National Edition
    Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
    **********

Uniting Not To Be Defeated:
Low-Wage Workers Rally To Raise Minimum Wage

Workers in low-wage jobs, car washers, taxi drivers, airport workers, daycare
providers, restaurant workers and retail employees joined in solidarity with
organized labor,  community organizations, religious leaders and politicians to
demand better pay, benefits and working conditions for ALL workers.  They
rallied to call for fair wages on the three-year anniversary of the last increase to
the federal minimum wage. The Day of Action in over 30 U.S. cities was in
support of legislation in Congress to raise the minimum wage to $9.80 by 2014.  
The rallies followed on the heel of new data showing that large corporations with
more than 100 employees hire the majority of the country’s low-wage workers
(66%) – and that their recovery signals it is time to improve wages for the lowest-
paid workers.  New data from the Economic Policy Institute also shows the wide-
ranging impact a minimum wage raise would have on America’s workers and on
improving the economic growth..
*******
To Download or listen to this  28:01  minute radio program,
go to
http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/...

           Building Bridges is regularly broadcast live over WBAI,
         99.5 FM in the N.Y.C Metropolitan area on Mondays from
              7-8pm EST and is streamed, and archived cast at
                                       www.wbai.org                            

 Building Bridges National Edition is regularly broadcast over:

                          KKRN Bella Vista, CA
                          KGHI, Westport, WA
                          KSVR, Mount Vernon, WA
                          WAZU, Peoria, Illinois
                          WDRT, Viroqua, WI  
                          KPVL Decorah, IA
                          KMEC, Ukiah, CA
                          KOWA, Olympia Washington .        
                          CKUW, Manitoba, Canada
                          WHUS, Storrs, CT
                          WMNF HD FM Tampa, Florida
                          WPVM - MAIN-FM  Asheville, NC
                          WERU Blue Hill and Bangor, Maine
                          WGOT -  Gainesville, Florida.
                          WUOW - Oneonta, N.Y.
                          WWUH, - West Hartford, CT
                          WVJW- Benwood, WV                  
                          KRFP, Moscow, ID
                          KCSB, Santa Barbara, CA            
                          WXOJ, Northampton, MA
                          KSOW,Cottage Grove, Oregon  
                          WKNH ,Keene, NH
                          CKDU, Halifax, N.S., Canada      
                          KRFC,  Fort Collins, Colorado            
                          WRPI, Troy, New York                  
                          WNRB, Wausau, WI                            
                          KRBS, Oroville, CA                        
                          WHLD, Buffalo, NY                        
                          Free Radio Olympia, Olympia,WA
                          KQRP Salida, California                
                          East Hill Radio, Snoqualmie, WA
                          KSKQ, Ashland, Oregon
                          KWMD, Kasiloff-Anchorage, Alaska
                          WPRR, Grand Rapids, Michigan
                          WCRS, Columbus, Ohio
                          WSLU,  St. Leo, Florida

                          as well as internet stations:

                         KWTF Radio, Bodega Bay CA
                         CPR Metro, NYC
                         Radio Free Radical
                         Radio Free Kansas
                         Radio Veronica, West Point, PA
                         Catalystradio.org,  U.K.
                         WXXE
                         Seattle Radical Radio                  
                         Radio for Peace International
                         Labourstart                      
                         AmericanFM.org
                         Grateful Dread Public Radio
                         Detour Network, Knoxville, TN
                         KDX Radio, Homeland, North American
==============
            For  archived Building Bridges Programs go to
                              our website:                     www.buildingbridgesradio.org                                                                        

Originally posted to buildingbridgesradio on Wed Aug 15, 2012 at 01:46 PM PDT.

Also republished by ClassWarfare Newsletter: WallStreet VS Working Class Global Occupy movement.

EMAIL TO A FRIEND X
Your Email has been sent.
You must add at least one tag to this diary before publishing it.

Add keywords that describe this diary. Separate multiple keywords with commas.
Tagging tips - Search For Tags - Browse For Tags

?

More Tagging tips:

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find?

Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office.

If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the office. CA-01 is the first district House seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race.

Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful.

Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights, Community, Congress, Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Health Care, International, Labor, Law, Media, Meta, National Security, Science, Transportation, or White House. If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state (California, Texas, etc). Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags. Don't worry if yours doesn't.

You can add a private note to this diary when hotlisting it:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from your hotlist?
Are you sure you want to remove your recommendation? You can only recommend a diary once, so you will not be able to re-recommend it afterwards.
Rescue this diary, and add a note:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from Rescue?
Choose where to republish this diary. The diary will be added to the queue for that group. Publish it from the queue to make it appear.

You must be a member of a group to use this feature.

Add a quick update to your diary without changing the diary itself:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary?
(The diary will be removed from the site and returned to your drafts for further editing.)
(The diary will be removed.)
Are you sure you want to save these changes to the published diary?

Comment Preferences

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site