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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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Call for $15 and a union rings through Ebeneezer Baptist Church

Fast food servers, homecare and airport workers, and students gave witness to the low pay facing them in today's increasingly service-centered economy.

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Workers call McDonald’s hourly wage raise a PR gimmick

"It's a PR stunt, and that stunt isn't going to pay my gas bill this month, or get my landlord off my back."

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Fight for 15 announces largest nationwide strike ever

"We need to fight for everyone, especially for those who feel that they can't fight by themselves."

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Massive outpouring expected Apr. 15 in the Fight for $15

Low wage workers throughout the county are gearing up for the April 15 national demonstration demanding a raise in the minimum wage.

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Wisconsin workers barred from right-to-work-for-less signing ceremony

The national decline in union membership and soaring wage inequity are inescapable twin realities that make absurd the blaming of unions for fiscal problems.

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The steal of the century: ending wage theft in our time

It may not be the hottest topic on every to-do list, but the problem is as old as, well, the oldest profession. I'm talking about wage theft.

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Progressive think tank backs Obama crackdown on federal contractors

Facing hostility of big business and the GOP, a progressive think-tank went to bat to defend President Obama's cracking down on federal contractors who break labor laws.

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