Labor News

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AFL-CIO leads demonstration for minimum wage hike outside Heritage Foundation

 The labor movement turned up the heat today on opponents of a minimum wage increase by gathering outside of the Heritage Foundation.

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What Target says in new video is not what Target means

Target has long been anti-union, and it has a new version of its hilarious propaganda video meant to scare workers away from organizing for a voice on the job.

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Nationwide, workers lead local movements to raise wages

Working families across the country have been leading movements to raise wages at the state and local level.

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Fast food workers protest wage theft

Elected officials, clergy, community, and union members joined in a spirited protest outside the McDonalds in this city's Fair Haven neighborhood Mar. 18.

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New England governors backing Obama’s call for minimum wage hike

The president received ovation after ovation as he called for raising the minimum wage, with the greatest cheers coming when he described the increase as "common sense."

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Disabled workers paid sub-minimum wages in sheltered workshops

People with intellectual or physical disabilities are often working in "sheltered workshops" across this nation for sub-minimum wage.

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Undaunted by rain, Tacoma marchers demand “$15 now!”

It was International Women's Day, Mar. 8, and nearly 100 women and men marched in a steady downpour here to demand an increase in the minimumwage to $15 an hour.

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Government workers: "Raise our pay 4 percent, not 1 percent!"

A 4 percent hike would start to make up for the three years of federal pay freezes and increased pension contributions-without increased future pension payouts-that Congress imposed on federal workers.

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Faculty in tough negotiations at Harris-Stowe State U

"It often feels like students are an afterthought and professors are an inconvenience."

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The Congressional Budget Office minimum wage controversy

"Every time momentum builds for lifting wages, conservative ideologues say it will cost jobs. Every time they've been dead wrong."

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