A recent article posted on the Seattle Free Press explores the question “Can fast food organising breathe new life into a dying labour movement? 1,141 more words
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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — Thousands of children’s social workers went on strike Thursday after contract talks with Los Angeles County officials broke down.
KNX 1070′s Margaret Carrero reports about 4,000 members of the Service Employees International Union Local 721 were picketing at more than a dozen locations after the union announced the walkout Wednesday night. 387 more words
Southern California fast food workers Thursday staged a walkout as part of their attempt to raise the the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. 152 more words
I’ve meant to write many posts leading up to this but it’s here NOW. SEIU 721 is striking tomorrow.
This is an independent blog meant to fill the gaps in communication between the LA County workers and SEIU, bring to light issues that the union can’t or won’t address, and let the people of LA County know what is going on with their taxpayer-funded services. 413 more words
Across the US– and here in Tucson– citizens will be standing in solidarity with fast food workers who are demanding a living wage. The Tucson protest is at the McDonalds at Alvernon and Speedway. 13 more words