Labor News

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Walmart workers call on Obama to challenge retailer on wages

"Either you are going to keep your gas or your lights on, not both. You shouldn't have to make choices like that in America today."

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Gov. Jerry Brown and the new, but weak, minimum wage law

Most Californians are well aware that the state minimum wage is going up to $10.00/hour. But when and how? 

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Fight for $15 takes step forward

Two hugely significant reports just released have given credibility and energy to the fight for a $15 an hour minimum wage.

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Fight for 15 movement hits Springfield, Missouri

This Friday afternoon in Springfield, Missouri, a small group of fast food workers gathered in the meeting room of a public library to discuss their fight for a living wage.

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Okla. governor bars cities from setting minimum wage

Oklahoma Republican Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a bill prohibiting cities, counties, and their citizens the right to set a mandatory minimum wage.

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Minnesota raises state minimum wage; teachers say hike will benefit kids

 Joined by legislators, advocates, and Minnesotans from across the state, Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill into law raising Minnesota's minimum wage for the first time since 2005.

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Rallies demand equal pay

How unequal are women's wages? Women in the U.S., on average, are now paid only 77 cents to every $1.00 of men's average pay.

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Side order of wage theft with your pizza?

Domino's drivers were illegally deprived of car maintenance payments and tips and employees were not paid overtime rates for working more than 40 hours in a week.

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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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