fight for fifteen
Puzder’s defeat isn’t just a win for fast-food workers, but for all working Americans.
Labor groups have been demanding a wage hike for months.
Despite working full time, it's a struggle for Tristean to afford the basics such as rent, electric, and groceries. While past Walmart CEOs have made the equivalent of $16,826.92 an hour, Tristean only makes $8.60.
The Republican-led legislature and the Governor of Michigan passed a watered-down anti-democratic semblance of a bill to increase the minimum wage recently, and critics wonder why no one is jumping for joy.
Why wouldn't teachers stand up to abusive corporations that reap windfall profits while providing poverty-level jobs for students and their families?
From the Five Dollar Day to the Fight for 15: How Push-Up Bras Can Support Chicago's Sagging Middle Class
What do Victoria's Secret sales associates have in common with the Ford factory workers? More than meets Christmas shoppers' eyes when they survey the scantily clad mannequins in the Michigan Ave. shop window.