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Beaver County Commissioners Urge Raise in Minimum Wage

 

Kneeling: T. Berry; Standing First Row: Commissioner Tony Amadio; Alex de la Cruz; Tina Shannon; Myra Fabrizio; Janet Hill; Second Row: Commissioner Joe Spanik; Randy Shannon; Steven Kocherzat; Linwood Alford; Mark Benkart; Peter Deutsch; Rev. 317 more words

Trade Unions

California Low-Wage Workers Earning Less Now Than In 1979, Study Finds

BERKELEY (CBS SF) – A new analysis from the University of California, Berkeley found, adjusting for inflation, low-wage workers in the Golden State are earning less than they did in 1979. 205 more words

News

We Work! We Sweat! Put 15 On Our Check! Strike 4/15!

On April 15th the City of Philadelphia Erupted in Raucous, Righteous Noise! 421 more words

There's 1 Huge Downside to the Fastest Growing Jobs

Employment news is a mixed bag these days. First, the good news: There’s work. The unemployment rate is dropping, and a growing number of surveys indicate that companies plan to hire and… 606 more words

"Dr. Evil" Turns Out To Be "Dr. Silly": A Self-Serving Huckster Who Grubs For Corporate Dollars By Offering To Do Their Dirty PR Work

Big Oil, labor exploiters, industrial food factories, frackers, and other corporate profiteers have been paying a lot of money to a man who celebrates himself as “Dr. 623 more words

Media

Racial Justice is Economic Justice

via FranChescaleigh’s blog.

Black people make up the largest % of fast food workers in the nation. On 4/15, stand with Black Youth Project 100 and #Fightfor15 for better jobs:  35 more words

Activism & Advocacy

Raise the Minimum wage!

 

Our County Commissioners agree!

They will be passing a resolution on Thursday evening at their regularly scheduled meeting to support raising the minimum wage.

They have invited us to attend. 381 more words

Organizing