Fast food workers are standing up to demand fair wages and the right to organize without retaliation. In more than 150 cities, and 30 countries, low-wage workers are on strike from the $200 billion fast food industry.
Join in the movement to “Ban the Box” and end employment discrimination for formerly incarcerated individuals! Meetings are held every first Wednesday of the month.
This Thursday is the one year anniversary of the first fast food workers strike in Wisconsin for higher wages and a union. Join us to kick off a summer of action to highlight income inequality with a rally at the Milwaukee County Courthouse and march to the Grand Avenue Mall.
May 17th is the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board. And we will celebrate and continue the struggle for equal educational opportunities and social justice in our communities. Join us for the Unity Parade and program.
For Mother’s Day, Congress should take action to pass a policy that would make a huge difference for working moms – paid family and medical leave insurance.
They say a mother’s work is never done. And in Colorado, that’s definitely the case, although not for the greatest reason.
9to5 Colorado is proud of the momentum gained on this bill, and we are hopeful about the bill’s potential for next year. Check out all the great media coverage.
Despite overwhelming support from hard-working Americans, a minority group of senators blocked a vote to advance the Fair Minimum Wage Act today.
When the recession hit, I watched as the construction business that supported my husband and I vanished before our eyes. I knew I needed to do something so I took a job at Walmart to help us make ends meet. While I make a higher hourly wage than many of my coworkers, my husband and I struggled to get by on my salary. There were days I missed work simply because I couldn’t afford the gas to get there.
For many families in our community, a trip to the grocery store means hours of work. I work for $8.00 an hour, just above the federal minimum wage of $7.25. Folks like me have to work a half hour to pay for a gallon of milk. Filling up the gas tank takes six hours of work.