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Low-Wage Workers in Florida to Mark MLK Assassination Anniversary with Rally

Marking the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s address to striking sanitation workers before his assassination, Father Reginald Jean-Mary of the Notre Dame d’Haiti Mission Church and low-wage workers will rally to demand that South Florida anchor institutions honor King’s memory by paying workers livable wages.

African-American

Wage Theft Coalition Video

Wage Theft Coalition, consisting of various ethnic groups and organizations opposed to wage theft, which deeply affects workers in the restaurant industry, construction, home care and other low-wage industries.

Santa Clara County

"Low Wage Jobs Endanger Nothing": Wall Street’s 2013 Bonuses Were More Than All Workers Earned Making The Federal Minimum

Purveyors of Ferraris and high-end Swiss watches keep their fingers crossed toward the end of each calendar year, hoping that the big Wall Street banks will be generous with their annual cash bonuses. 420 more words

Economy

Low-wage jobs unexpectedly a way of life for many

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, many Americans followed a simple career path: Land an entry-level job. Accept a modest wage. Gain skills. Leave eventually for a better-paying job. 1,777 more words

News

President Obama Raises Overtime Eligibility Threshold for Minimum Wage Workers

President Barack Obama’s latest attempt to raise pay for low-wage workers will come through a broad expansion of overtime pay.

National