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NY Governor Cuomo announces support for raising minimum wage

"It's a question of simple math: You cannot support a family in New York for $18,000 a year."

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Video: Minnesotans march for worker rights, $15 an hour

Local organizations and unions gather in the Twin Cities on April 15 for the national actions in the fight to raise wages.

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Florida lawmaker backing raise-the-wage ballot initiative

"A full-time minimum wage worker earns only $15,080 a year, making it nearly impossible to support a family and save for the future."

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Union-led democracy initiative may tackle politicization of state courts

The union-led Democracy Initiative, founded and led by the Communications Workers, will tackle politicization of state courts, a senior strategist says.

 

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Black Friday Walmart strikes biggest ever (with video)

Walmart employees' fight for justice and an end to retaliation reached a new level on Friday, with an estimated 1,600 actions and strikes.

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Fast food workers to stage nationwide strike Thursday

During the nationwide strike in 160 cities for higher wages and union rights, they will demand an industry-wide wage of $15 per hour.

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NLRB protects Facebook time for workers

NLRB moved to protect workers' Facebook discussions about employers who shorted their state withholding taxes leaving them stuck with unanticipated bills.

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Walmart worker explains why she shut down Park Ave.

"One week, after I paid rent, I only had $6 leftover for groceries and bills; that is no way to live."

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Progressive mayors lead campaign to hike minimum wage

They also committed their cities to raise minimum wages, but said a national effort is needed.

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Court's order effectively makes gay marriage legal now in 30 states

The Supreme Court unexpectedly and tersely turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions

 

 

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