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We’re Not Lovin’ It: Low-Wage Workers Fight to Make Bad Jobs Better
There’s a line in Johnny Paycheck’s 1977 hit song that goes “I’d give the shirt right off my back, if I had the guts to say ... Take this job and shove it, I ain’t working here no more.” In the past year, fast-food, retail, and warehouse workers have shown they do have the guts—but instead of...
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Walmart Execs Run Living Wage Bill Out of Town
Given choice between Walmart and living wage, DC mayor choses Walmart
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Assad and Wal-Mart: Mass Murderers
Over 1,000 innocent Syrians were killed by poison gas. (bottom photo). Over 1,000 innocent Bangladesh garment workers were killed when a huge factory building collapsed in April (top photo of mass grave). The Syrian government is responsible for the first mass killing. Wal-Mart, which (according to...
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Walmart Workers Plan 'Widespread, Massive Strikes and Protests' for Black Friday 2013
In twelve weeks, on the busiest shopping day of the year, Walmart workers will mount what may be the biggest-ever US strike against the retail giant. In an e-mailed statement, a campaign closely tied to the United Food & Commercial Workers union promised “widespread, massive strikes and...
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Live: Walmart Workers Protest Across the Country in Day of Action
Workers walk of the job in 15 cities after Walmart fails to meet worker demands
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Alt-Labor Day, 2013
Fast food workers in dozens of cities staged a national day of strikes on Thursday, August 29. The action sought to galvanize public support for a living wage of $15 per hour, and respect for fast food workers' right to organize. Employees from restaurants such as McDonald's and Burger King called...
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As WalMart Writes Checks, Critics Blast Teach for America
Critics blast non-profit as 'pipeline' for pro-corporate policies like charter schools and privatization
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Love, Corporate-Style
Mitt Romney famously said during his most recent bid for the presidency: "Corporations are people, my friend." Perhaps nothing else better surmises the state of our country -- even the state of our culture -- than a prominent politician running for the presidency openly advancing such a flawed...
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Living Wage Victory Over Wal-Mart Corporate Bullying
Community: "If Wal-Mart is so committed to paying poverty wages they don't want to be here, that's their decision"
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Wal-Mart to DC: We'll Skip Town Before We Pay a Living Wage
Wal-Mart threatens to abandon Washington DC if living wage bill passes. Communities say 'good riddance!'
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