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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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Busting Right-Wing Talking Point, 'Groundbreaking' Study Shows Federal $15 Minimum Wage Would Not Cause Job Losses in Low-Wage States
"A $15 federal minimum wage by 2024 will have widespread positive effects for working women and men, kids and communities of color, without causing any job loss."
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'A National Disgrace': Minimum Wage Workers Can't Afford Two-Bedroom Apartment In Any State or City in the US
"So long as there is a national housing shortage," says Rep. Ayanna Pressley, "the American Dream remains largely deferred."
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