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Fast Food Strike May 15!

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p2w2NH-yp Fast-food workers are planning a global strike for better pay and working conditions, with actions set to take place in 150 U.S. cities and 32 other countries in a bid to exert pressure on multinational companies. Strikes … Continue reading

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San Francisco Poll of Likely Voters: 59% Support $15 Minimum Wage!

Raising San Francisco’s minimum wage to a nation-topping $15 an hour has broad support in a new poll obtained by The Chronicle – a strong sign that voters will have a chance to weigh in on the city’s widening wealth … Continue reading

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BBC Take on Fast Food Strikes

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Nationwide Fast Food Strike August 29, 2013 – Fight for $15

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p2w2NH-oo New York City, via gothamist.com http://gothamist.com/2013/08/29/fast_food_workers_walk_out_to_fight.php 🙂 “Fast food workers are walking out on their jobs today to once again protest low wages, demand the right to unionize and fight for better working conditions. The strikes are occurring … Continue reading

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Plastic Peanuts? McDonald’s Wants to Pay You With Plastic!

shortlink here http://wp.me/p2w2NH-nA mnemonic here:  http://urlet.com/tougher.wanting via NY Daily News: She asked for paper – but all they offered was plastic. A Pennsylvania woman is now suing the McDonald’s franchise that refused to pay her by check and instead insisted … Continue reading

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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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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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