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After taking office, President Joe Biden requested the resignaton of Peter Robb, the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board. (Photo: NLRB) News
Under Pressure From Workers, Biden Fires 'Extreme, Anti-Union' Labor Board Lawyer
"Today is a good day," declared the SEIU, which had called on the president to immediately oust NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb.
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An activist wears a "Fight For $15" shirt during a news conference prior to a vote on the Raise the Wage Act on July 18, 2019 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) News
'Raises From Coast to Coast in 2021': New Year, Higher Minimum Wages in 24 States and 50 Municipalities Thanks to Fight for $15
"These increases are a testament to the power of workers coming together and fighting for what real people and families need."
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"They Don't Care for Our Lives": McDonald's Workers Strike Across US to Demand Better Protections From Covid-19
Organizers say scores of McDonalds workers have tested positive for Covid-19 in at least 16 states, but the company often doesn't notify employees when their coworkers are sick.
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With Federal Minimum Stuck at $7.25, Report Shows 32 Jurisdictions Will Raise Wages to or Above $15 in 2020
"It shows the incredible momentum that the Fight for $15 movement has built up. People who work low-wage jobs need and deserve a raise—and companies can afford it. There's no excuse."
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Workers and allies demanding a $15 an hour wage stage a protest outside a McDonald's restaurant. News
As NLRB Delivers 'Victory' to McDonald's, Docs Reveal Fast Food Giant's Dirty Anti-Union Tactics
"The owner class will buy up every lever of power they can... But in the end we will win because together we are unstoppable."
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United Auto Workers members picket outside of General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly in Detroit, on Sept. 22, 2019. (Photo:  Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Workers Are Asking, Whose Side Are You On?
Auto workers, nurses, pilots, hotel workers—they’re all going on strike. Trump boasts about the "economic miracle," but most workers aren’t experiencing it.
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Is Labor Coming Back to Life?
A conversation with author Steven Greenhouse on history and reviving American unions
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 The latest studies have shown unequivocally that raising the minimum wage is a boon to society overall -- stimulating the economy, decreasing poverty-related stress, and increasing productivity. (Photo: Getty Images) Views
A $15 Minimum Wage Is Exactly What Our Economy Needs
The Raise the Wage Act is an opportunity for Congress to restore dignity to work and stability to the lives of millions who work hard every day for less and less
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McDonald's pioneered methods of attracting school children to its stores. Now its using that connection to rip off local schools. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
McDonald’s: Stop Exploiting Our Schools
So-called "McTeacher’s Nights" rip off teachers, schools, and McDonald’s workers under the guise of raising funds
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CBO Analysis Shows $15 Federal Minimum Wage Would Raise Pay for 27 Million Workers and Lift 1.3 Million Out of Poverty
"It has been more than 10 years since congress raised the minimum wage—the longest stretch in history. This is a shameful benchmark. Congress should immediately pass the Raise the Wage Act."
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