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Seven Leaders to Inspire You to Act

Adria D. Goodson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Impact
Adria D. Goodson

Today we announce the seven women and men chosen as our 2014 Prime Movers fellows who will inspire you next or may have already done so.

Watch: All Work and No Pay

Bill Moyers | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

You've heard about the wave of recent protests calling on fast food chains like McDonald's and Burger King to raise wages for their employees, who are forced to live on next to nothing. But did you know that many workers in sit-down restaurants may be faring even worse?

We Serve You -- We Aren't Servants

Food Politic | Posted 05.15.2013 | Small Business
Food Politic

If we really wanted restaurants to pay their workers fairly, we would require them to pay their own workers and factor that expense into their prices -- much like every other business has ever had to do.

WATCH: 'Speak Up Every Time You Eat Out'

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Bill Moyers

Activist and author Saru Jayaraman, whom we feature on this weekend's Moyers & Company, talks about how Americans can easily and effectively support restaurant workers' fight for better conditions and a fair wage.

Alexander Eichler

Former WTC Restaurant Employees Unite | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.09.2011 | Business

On Sept. 8, 2001, Sekou Siby was playing soccer on a field in Queens with several of his co-workers. At that time, Siby was a line cook and chef who s...