Category Archives: Economy

Enterprise Zone Scam Revealed – Yes Eureka is Infected

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SeaTac’s $15 an Hour Wage Initiative Achieves Sig Threshold Quickly

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p2w2NH-n3 mnemonic here:  http://urlet.com/sincere.brainier “Less than two weeks after filing a City of SeaTac initiative that would assure better wages and working conditions for thousands of low-wage SeaTac Airport workers, backers have announced that they have already surpassed the … Continue reading

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Unstable Lost Coast Geology + Tourist Train = Tunnel Failure (Mendocino Skunk Train)

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p38Pt0-bt mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/taxation.mitchell Huge tunnel collapse imperils Mendocino County Skunk Train By Sean Scully Santa Rosa Press Democrat Published: Sunday, May. 19, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A FORT BRAGG – Train tunnel No. 1 on … Continue reading

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Chicago Fast Food, Retail Workers Go On Strike, “Fight for $15”

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p2w2NH-mQ mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/anyway.too Chicago Fast Food, Retail Workers Go On Strike For Higher Wages Photo credit: Ryan L. Williams Hundreds of retail and fast food workers went on a coordinated strike this morning to call for a … Continue reading

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Occupy Oakland Plans May Day Fight for $15 in Oakland

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p2w2NH-mJ   mnemonic here:  http://urlet.com/gamblers.purely Recently hundreds of fast food workers participated in a wildcat strike in New York City to demand $15/dollars per hour. Now it looks like workers in Chicago are going for it as well. We … Continue reading

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Answer to Abusive Anti-Worker Post on Humboldt Herald

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p38Pt0-7W  mnemonic:  http://urlet.com/mend.graveyard Anonymous Coward: “You can train monkeys to run equipment these days. They work for bananas, and are probably smarter than most unskilled workers.” You just keep thinking that way.  Go ahead, go on dissing young … Continue reading

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NYC Fast Food Workers Strike for $15, Smeared by Fox & Friends

Fox Smears Striking NYC Fast Food Workers While Pushing Minimum Wage Myths Blog››› April 5, 2013 11:17 AM EDT ››› REMINGTON SHEPARD Fox News campaigned against New York City fast food workers who are striking to secure higher wages by … Continue reading

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