Labor News

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The fight for $15: A new labor movement is born

Apr. 15 was more than the usual day of demonstrations. It was a turning point in the unity, politics, and organization of the movement to end inequality.

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Workers sue Walmart for retaliatory store closings

"It is no accident that they shut down our store, which has been a one of the most successful centers for organizing."

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LA women on hunger strike for $15 at mayor's door

"We are bringing this fight to the doors of the mayor and city council members, telling them what they are proposing is not enough."

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Low wage workers rally at Connecticut state capitol

The beautiful, sunny day put an extra spring in the steps of the protesters who chanted, "What do we want? -  15!, When do we want it - Now!"

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Unions make LA ground zero for raise the wage movement

Californians, from Berkeley to San Diego, were out in force in yesterday's Global Day of Action to raise the wage.

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The nation rallies today for $15 and a union!

Strikes, marches, and rallies are happening coast to coast today in hundreds of towns and cities.

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On Equal Pay Day women call for a level playing field

For women, today is a sobering reminder that not nearly enough has been done to address unfair wages in this country.

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Major union, non-union workers unite in build-up for April 15

"We are not going to stop the fight until we tear down the barriers that keep workplace and racial injustices in place."

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Workers in LA: tipping the fair wage balance

"People who make less than $15 an hour know plenty about money; they know what it's like not to have enough money."

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McDonald’s wage announcement draws the ire of low-wage workers

"Millions of families working for poverty wages will continue to struggle until McDonald's pays a living wage."

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