Posts Tagged ‘fight for 15’

Oct
2015
9

New Poll Shows Low-Wage Workers Could Sway 2016 Election, $15 Minimum Wage is Winning Issue

New Poll Shows Low-Wage Workers Could Sway 2016 Election, $15 Minimum Wage is Winning Issue
  A new poll conducted by YouGov and Harris Panel shows that low income, non-union workers would be more likely to vote in the presidential election if there was a candidate who promised a $15 minimum wage and a union for fast food workers.  The study was conducted on behalf of the National Employment Law [&hellip…;
Jul
2014
17

Pair of NLRB Cases Could Land Temps, Low-Wage Workers the Protections They’ve Long Desired

Pair of NLRB Cases Could Land Temps, Low-Wage Workers the Protections They've Long Desired
  Two cases currently before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will determine what it officially means to be an employer, and the ramifications for management in industries ranging from fast food to waste collection could be serious.   Given the complicated nature of modern American labor the two decisions seek to determine who…
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Mar
2014
12

Chicago McDonald’s Manager to Diabetic Woman: “Put a Bullet In Your Head” the Next Time You’re Sick

Chicago McDonald's Manager to Diabetic Woman:
  Protesters gathered at the “Rock and Roll” McDonald’s in Chicago last week after an employee was subject to verbal abuse when she asked to go home following what she described as a “severe diabetic episode.”  Carmen Navarrette, an employee at the store for 9 years, claims management told her to “put a bullet in [&hellip…;