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Another Study Shows Why 'Pulling Yourself Up By Your Bootstraps' Is A Complete Fantasy
This is no one's idea of a level playing field.
The Global Search for Education: Good Jobs Are Back for College Graduates
C. M. Rubin
Blogger and author, 'The Real Alice in Wonderland'
To tell us more about how the American job machine is working again for college graduates, Anthony Carnevale, the Center on Education and the Workforce's director, joins us today in
The Global Search for Education
This Bernie Sanders Idea Treats All Workers Like They're Real People
Can a Crappy Low-Wage Job Really Lead to Anything Good?
Get Out of Debt Guy & Dog Rescue Pilot
I see so many job openings for low-wage jobs and I've even worked some of those shitty jobs myself when I was younger. But what I'm seeing now is the old kid jobs are turning into middle-age and senior jobs.
#BlackWorkMatters: 'It's A Fight For The Dignity Of Workers'
This Union Is Spending Big With Hopes Of Improving The Plight Of Low-Wage Workers
Meet Four Working Moms Who Fought For Higher Wages In 2014
Walmart Needs to Show More Thanks for Its Workers
James P. Hoffa
General President, International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday where family and friends gather together and express gratitude for everything in their lives. But those who work at Walmart have little to be thankful for, at least when it comes to their employment.
Next Time Someone Says Fast Food Isn't A Real Job, Remember This
Fast food jobs are a very real segment of our economy.
'My Wages Are Too High For Help But Too Low To Let Me Get Ahead'
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
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Stop Protecting Walmart, Raise Workers' Wages
Executive Director, NY United
We must do more than just call Walmart out for their truly shameful practices. Without unions or government rules, companies like Walmart will never do the right thing.
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Boyfriend Of Overworked Employee Who Died While Napping In Car Found Out On Facebook
Workers Fight for Fair Wages and Will Win
Executive Director, NY United
On a cold November morning in 2012, some 200 fast food workers at places like McDonald's and Burger King started an improbable journey with a one-day strike at a handful of restaurants to demand a minimum wage of $15 an hour.
Worker's Death Reveals The True Cost Of Our Low-Wage Recovery
Workers Are Rising -- and Winning
Mary Kay Henry
President, Service Employees International Union
If you work hard, you should make enough to live a good life and provide a better one for your kids. That's a conviction worth fighting for and a sentiment that rings true for most people, not just in Seattle but everywhere.
Why Don’t the Unemployed Get Off Their Couches?
Peter Van Buren
Author of the forthcoming "Hooper's War," "Ghosts of Tom Joad:...
As the United States slips from its status as the globe's number one economic power, small numbers of Americans continue to amass staggering amounts of wealth, while simultaneously inequality trends toward historic levels.
Show This To The Next Person Who Says High Minimum Wages Kill Jobs
Faith Leaders Leading the Fight Against Income Inequality in New York
Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr.
Senior Minister Emeritus, Riverside Church, National Minister,...
All throughout history, clergy of all faiths and denominations have been deeply involved in the fight for civil rights and for fair treatment for all people. Now faith leaders are helping to lead the fight against income inequality.
The Big Problem With Your Paycheck Is Not Your Fault
More Bad News For McDonald's
Gap Takes Big Stance On Minimum Wage
It's Time to Raise the Wage
Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Homeless Services
We at UnitedNY are urging the State Legislature to let high-cost areas around the state lift fast food, airport, car wash and other low-wage workers out of poverty and into the middle class through local wage authorization.
Living Wage, Will You Be My Valentine?
Host, The Richard Fowler Show
As we celebrate another Valentine's Day, let's take a moment to think about who is preparing those chocolates, cutting those flowers, and waiting your table. In all likelihood, those individuals are making less than a living wage.
It's Truly Terrifying That Some Pilots Earn Minimum Wage
Equal Opportunity Won't Reduce Poverty
Douglas J. Amy
Professor of Politics, Mount Holyoke College
Unequal opportunity helps explain why certain groups of people tend to end up poor, but it does not explain why we have poverty. The real causes of poverty are two-fold: lack of jobs and too many jobs paying poverty-level wages.
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