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By WILLIAM WOOD
— CHICAGO — Despite a torrential downpour and thunderstorms, more than 2000 low-wage workers and supporters marched up 22nd St. in Oak Brook, Ill., to the McDonald’s national headquarters on May 25 to demand a $15 minimum wage and union rights. 832 more words
After one of the biggest labor strikes in recent US history, nearly 40,000 Verizon employees may finally return to work.
The Communications Workers of America union, joined by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, announced today a possible pact with Verizon that includes an 11% raise for workers over four years, some changes to the health benefits, and the creation of 1,300 new call center jobs in the US, the… 135 more words