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Prominent activist to talk $15, #MeToo with tipped workers in St. Paul

A leading voice in the nationwide campaign to improve wages and working conditions for restaurant workers will meet tomorrow with tipped workers fighting for a $15 minimum wage in St. 285 more words

Union Events

Wal-Mart Reportedly Cutting 1,000 Office Jobs After Raising Store Worker Wages

Just one day after announcing that it would raise starting wages for its hourly workers, a report said Wal-Mart is planning to eliminate more than 1,000 jobs, mostly at its headquarters. 324 more words

Leadership

We Care A Lot: Profits of Social Entreprenurship

Social Entrepreneurship is often championed as a solution to social problems. As I understand it, social entrepreneurs are ingenious people who use their creativity to help those who suffer from poverty, sickness, lack of education, and whatever other problems catch their attention. 846 more words

Doing Sociology

A look at low-wage jobs and who does them

Ever wonder who the people are who are doing low-wage work? It’s not just young people getting their first work experience, or retirees looking for extra cash. 266 more words

Community

Low-wage workers, union activists rally for higher pay and right to organize without fear of retribution

Uber drivers, street vendors, fast-food workers and union activists arrived downtown by the busload on Monday to participate in a boisterous march and rally aimed at mustering the political power of low-wage employees in next year’s United States congressional elections. 19 more words

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