Today, May 16, is Mom's Equal Pay Day, the day in 2016 when mothers catch up to what fathers earned in 2015. During the month of May we celebrate mothers across the country, and we must also use this opportunity to reflect upon the ongoing struggle for fairness, dignity, and respect in the...
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The passing of the #RaisetheWageAct in the #US #HouseofRepresentatives to incrementally raise the federal #minimumwage from $7.25 to $15 acknowledges that the current minimum wage isn’t enough to support working families across the country https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/1151995580077334529
When it mattered most, thousands of first responders didn’t hesitate to put their lives on the line.
This is a disgraceful insult to their sacrifice. https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1151547132954009600
#PrimeDay actions throughout the country and around the world, demonstrate that working people can take on Amazon and win. http://bit.ly/30vGLSy
https://bit.ly/2JNNeSb - Forensic geologist Scott Wolter turns detective in the Windy City to crack one of Chicago's oldest cold cases -- the 1886 bombing of Haymarket Square. A recent dig for a buried time capsule may yield new clues about the identity of the bomber #haymarket
When Eddie Lampert bought Sears for $5.2 billion, it came with a promise of severance pay for thousands of laid off employees. Now, Lampert wants to back out of his deal. It's greedy, wrong, and a slap in the face to thousands of people. https://cbsn.ws/2wrIeMV
The news, politicians, and pundits love talking about how strong the American economy is right now. Tell that to the nearly **half** of working people in the U.S. currently working a "side hustle" (or, you know, a second job) just to make ends meet. http://bit.ly/2IaUaI2
America's Humungous Wealth Gap Is Widening Further https://www.forbes.com/sites/pedrodacosta/2019/05/29/americas-humungous-wealth-gap-is-widening-further/#472bfc9c42ee
Nominate a letter carrier #hero! Letter Carriers are in constant touch with the public & so when they notice something unusual, they go out of their way to rescue people. Since 1974, the NALC has been recognizing letter carriers for these selfless deeds. https://bit.ly/2JHI3pr
#webuildit #infrastructure #infrastructurenow #letsbuild
#joinus #buildingtrades #apprenticeships #earnwhileyoulearn
Move To Amend is coming to Peoria - please join us to learn more. Friday, June 7 at 7 p.m. at the Peoria Labor Temple.
http://bit.ly/2YOjgn0 #movetoamend #pleasejoinus
New research finds that the boons of union membership can extend beyond wages and benefits. #1u https://psmag.com/economics/responsive-unions-c-make-work-feel-more-meaningful