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Last year Seattle made history by becoming the first major city to pass a $15 minimum wage for all workers, raising the wages for 100,000 workers. This victory opened the door for other major cities...

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In a closed door session July 7th, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Minimum Wage Working Group voted 13-3 in support of a proposal to raise Chicago’s minimum wage to $13/hour, phased in over the next four...

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Local government, police, and company bosses coordinate crackdown. It is one of the biggest strikes in China for decades and has attracted international attention. The strike at factories owned by Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings in...

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$15 an Hour – Answering Big Business Propaganda The growing movement for a $15 an hour minimum wage has inspired millions of workers and activists around the country. The most crucial battle is centered in...

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Workers at Piston Automotive, a Jeep parts supplier in Toledo, OH, have won a resounding victory that will strike a chord with all workers struggling to organize their workplaces....

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Tipped work is one of the lowest-paid jobs, and women make up 66% of all tipped workers. Proposed “tip credits” allow employers to count tips toward the minimum wage, which results in wage theft....

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Re-posted from 15now.org 15 Now fights for a minimum wage of $15/hour plus full tips which belong to the workers – OneSeattle wants a tip deduction to reduce any minimum wage increase. The people of Seattle are on the...

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It is clear that a wave of arrests and repression against left and social movement activists in Kazakhstan is gathering pace. Following the arrest and sentencing to 15 days in prison of Ainur Kurmanov last...

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