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Striking 'Washeros' Take Fight To Owner's Doorstep

December 15, 2014
By Joe Maniscalco

Shame on you: RWDSU rat sends a message to Vegas Auto Spa owner Matt Leshinsky.

Brooklyn NY - Striking “washeros” from the Vegas Auto Spa at 555 Seventh Avenue got a big boost in their ongoing fight with business owner Marat “Matt” Leschinsky over the weekend, when a large contingent of supporters joined them in march on the car wash that eventually carried them all the way to the owners’s doorstep in Bay Ridge. 

Starve Corporate America on December 16, 2014

December 10, 2014
By Thomas Mackell

Washington, DC - We Need Your Suppport on December 16, 2014 - Boston Tea Party Anniversary. This is a planned National Day of Spending.

Fast Food Workers Strike Across the Nation

December 8, 2014
By Stephanie West

Washington DC - Two years after 200 New York City fast-food workers walked off their jobs, sparking a nationwide movement for $15 and union rights, cooks and cashiers at McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s and other major national chains went on strike Thursday December 4th in more than 190 cities.

The High Cost Of Low Wages

December 5, 2014
By Joe Maniscalco

Workers vow to keep fighting for a decent minimum wage.

New York, NY - The outrageously low wages that the fast food industry and major airlines continue to pass off as legitimate salaries are not only keeping scores of hard working men and women in poverty - they’re also doing an extraordinarily fine job derailing lives and destroying whole families. 

Airport and Fast Food Workers Tire of Low Pay

December 5, 2014
By Marc Bussanich

New York, NY—Both airport and fast food workers said they’re tired of low pay as they marched along Chambers Street to rally at City Hall on a day where their colleagues in 190 cities across the country struck for higher pay.

Walmart's Race to the Bottom Must Be Stopped

December 3, 2014
By Neal Tepel, LaborPress Publisher

New York, NY — This is  the third year for Black Friday shoppers to find protesters at Walmart stores. Some of the largest demonstrations took place outside Walmart's in Chicago, Long Island, Washington D.C., as well in cities in New Jersey, California, Washington, and Texas.

We Want to Work Full-Time: IKEA Worker Speaks Out

December 3, 2014
UFCW Blog-

Pittsburgh, Pa. - Dan Stillwell, a part-time worker from the IKEA store in Pittsburgh, Pa., spoke to Newshour about barely getting by while working seven days a week.|

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