This is a big win for organizers.
Franchisees are upset that the government will regulate their practices of wage theft. It's about time.
People are striking in 190 cities demanding $15 an hour and the right to form a union. It's not just fast-food workers.
"Thom Hartmann begins a conversation about how greed has destroyed the American economy."
Here's what we can all look forward to if George Will and his ilk have their way.
The protests are part of a movement by labor unions, Democrats and other worker advocacy groups to raise pay in low-wage sectors.
"Workers who are paid more stay around longer and are more productive."
It's called Labor Day for a reason. E.J. Dionne and Harold Meyerson examine creative ways in which the labor movement may be making a comeback.
Thousands of workers are going on a national strike on August 29th to demand better pay and better treatment. Low-wage jobs are the fastest growing jobs in the nation and they need to pay more so that workers like us can make ends meet.
A national strike for a living wage and the right to unionize in the fast food and retail sectors has spread across seven cities. Hundreds of workers walked off the job Thursday in Milwaukee, and before that in Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, Detroit, Flint and New York City.
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