Jeff Schuhrke

Jeff Schuhrke is a Working In These Times contributor based in Chicago. He has a Master’s in Labor Studies from UMass Amherst and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in labor history at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was a summer 2013 editorial intern at In These Times. Follow him on Twitter: @JeffSchuhrke.

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Workers rally in Chicago on September 27 outside a conference of railroad industry executives. (Photo: Ike Gittlen/flickr)  Views
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Today Amazon, Tomorrow the Railroad Industry: The Fight for $15 Rolls On
After being called out by labor activists and progressive politicians like Bernie Sanders for paying poverty wages despite receiving tax breaks and raking in billions of dollars, Amazon has caved to the pressure and announced it will offer all its workers a $15-per-hour minimum wage starting next...
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