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The BusBoys- Minimum Wage

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“In an era when almost all economic gains are going to the very top, when poverty is increasing, and when median household incomes are dropping even with two wage earners, to be in favor of raising taxes on the wealthy and providing better schools to everyone else should not be considered “left.” I’d call this pragmatic. By the same token, to be against raising the minimum wage — as is Chris Christie — is not a sign of “pragmatism.” I’d call this ideological.” Robert Reich (via azspot)
September92013
August282013
1PM

Fast food and retail workers to walk out nationwide Aug. 29
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If you go to your local McDonald’s, or Wendy’s, or KFC or Burger King on August 29, you may find something unusual: A picket line. And as one New York Times food columnist wrote last month, “If you want to show support, don’t cross it.”
And the same caution applies if you drop in at a major retailer - Macy’s is prominently mentioned - to take advantage of a “pre-Labor Day sale.” More pickets.
That’s because hundreds of thousands of fast food and retail workers nationwide, fed up with minimum-wage jobs with no benefits and no advancement, plan to strike that day. And they’re drawing enthusiastic support from the nation’s unions. […]

http://www.peoplesworld.org/fast-food-and-retail-workers-to-walk-out-nationwide-aug-2/

Fast food and retail workers to walk out nationwide Aug. 29

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If you go to your local McDonald’s, or Wendy’s, or KFC or Burger King on August 29, you may find something unusual: A picket line. And as one New York Times food columnist wrote last month, “If you want to show support, don’t cross it.”

And the same caution applies if you drop in at a major retailer - Macy’s is prominently mentioned - to take advantage of a “pre-Labor Day sale.” More pickets.

That’s because hundreds of thousands of fast food and retail workers nationwide, fed up with minimum-wage jobs with no benefits and no advancement, plan to strike that day. And they’re drawing enthusiastic support from the nation’s unions. […]

http://www.peoplesworld.org/fast-food-and-retail-workers-to-walk-out-nationwide-aug-2/

(Source: occupy-my-blog)

August242013
liberalsarecool:


Compensation is not just for CEOs.
Via Left Turn Only

liberalsarecool:

Compensation is not just for CEOs.

Via Left Turn Only

12PM
August232013

changewalmart:

Ten current and recently fired Walmart workers were arrested in an act of civil disobedience at Walmart’s DC lobbying office.

Sign their petition and reblog this to show your support! http://action.changewalmart.org/page/s/ARealWage

(via oldenough2burmom)

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