Labor News

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Groups battle "Jim Crow" segregation in restaurant industry

A joint project of ROC United and the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights will establish a programmatic intervention to confront this issue.

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Massachusetts, Michigan minimum wage hikes leave restaurant workers shortchanged

The federal minimum wage for workers who depend on tips is $2.13 hourly and it hasn't risen in more than 20 years. And employers routinely cheat the tipped workers.

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New consumer campaign: higher minimum wage for restaurant workers

Can you imagine trying to live on $2.13 an hour, with no sick days and a 1-in-10 chance of having health care coverage?