Category Archives: WalMart

David Cay Johnston Exposes Shocking Income Inequality Facts

David Cay Johnston shows the disparity between the gains in incomes of the average taxpayers and those in the top 10 percent. David Cay Johnston received the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of tax policy while at The New York … Continue reading

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My Word: Workers’ pay should be tied to inflation: Back the Fair Wage Act

Kimberly Starr and James Decker/for the Times-Standard Posted: 03/20/2013 02:39:27 AM PDT We are long overdue for a raise in the minimum wage. Working class people  of Eureka need a victory that will improve their lives — and the Fair  … Continue reading

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KIEM ch3 nbc Eureka Interviews Eureka Fair Wage Act Proponent James Decker

KIEM asks Eureka Fair Wage Act proponent James Decker some pertinent questions about raising the minimum wage to $12 in Eureka – and gets some straight answers. While you are there take the poll! http://kiem-tv.com/node/5028

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Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Q&A on the Minimum Wage at the March 14, 2013 Senate HELP Committee

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABM0_L_5vLw Published on Mar 15, 2013 Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Q&A at the March 14, 2013 Senate HELP Committee hearing titled “Keeping up with a Changing Economy: Indexing the Minimum Wage.” Witnesses include Brad Avakian , Commissioner, Oregon Bureau of Labor … Continue reading

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NCJ: Eureka Fair Wage Initiative “Easily” Qualifies for Ballot – Will Be Before City Council Mar. 19

The Eureka Fair Wage campaign is delighted that we easily surpassed the 10% signature threshold, guaranteeing ballot access for the Eureka Fair Wage Act. We believe, however, and hope to prove, that we gathered enough signatures to cross the 15% … Continue reading

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Eureka Fair Wage Act Meetings EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Eureka Fair Wage Act Meetings EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT People welcome to the meetings even if you live outside of Eureka. The Fair Wage folks urge you to get involved in passing the Eureka Fair Wage Act, also known as the … Continue reading

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Mercy for Animals Protests Walmart Cruelty to Animals in – Alabama

via AL.com photo Bob Gathany more at link.   |Members of Mercy For Animals and local animal rights activists protest Monday morning Feb. 25, 2013 in front of Walmart on Drake Ave. in Huntsville, Ala. This was the 88th stop of … Continue reading

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