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Economic Recovery Not Reaching the Low-Paid

A staggering 13 million people in the UK today are in poverty, a report published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation earlier this week has said. This isn’t news. 540 more words

15 Now of Tampa Bay officially launched

Originally Published on July 20th 2014 by Jeff Roby of the St. Petersburg Green Party

On July 19, 15 community and labor activists from St. Petersburg, Tampa and Orlando gathered at St. 205 more words

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Why Women have a Stake in $15/hour minimum Wage

Originally Published on March 7th 2014 by Socialist Alternative

Raising the minimum wage is actually a women’s rights issue. This year’s celebration of International Women’s Day would be incomplete without contextualizing it within the ongoing minimum wage battles across the U.S., which have already won victories in many cities, the largest win hopefully to come from Seattle’s fight for $15/hr. 174 more words

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FAQ from 15Now.org

Good jobs are disappearing while the wealthiest 1% are taking an unprecedented share of the national income. Nobody should have to struggle on poverty wages just to satisfy big corporations’ endless thirst for profits. 151 more words

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A Living Wage: not that farfetched

“Employment does much more than provide the means to support workers and their families. It is essential to personal fulfilment and human dignity. Part of that dignity is being paid a living wage.” – Mark Carney (1)

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Why the NBHU is the best

This has been published on the Norwich Radical, and was written by myself and the Comms Officer for the NBHU, Fab.

Bartenders, waiters, baristas and other hospitality workers have one thing above all else in common: we are over-worked, under-paid and misrepresented. 1,027 more words

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Political Fund Ballot - vote 'YES' to keep our political voice

UNISON campaigns hard to defend jobs and decent employment standards, to promote public services and equality, and to protect the health and safety of our members. 338 more words