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It has been amazing to witness the fast food-worker strikes that have swept the country in the past few months. One of the most shocking things that the workers have complained about is that their employers have been cheating them out of their full pay. These aren't isolated incidents.
The lessons of the Triangle Shirtwaist fire have been lost on many of my colleagues in government. In Wisconsin, we are seeing a radical assault on employee protections.