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Wisconsin attorney general candidate says fast food workers should get a “real job”

Tweet Brad Schimel, the Republican candidate for Attorney General in Wisconsin, is just sick and tired of debating about the mininum wage. He told supporters at a Milwaukee County Republicans party: “I want every one of our neighbors to have a job again, a well-paid job, so we don’t have to argue about minimum wage [...]
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Fast food workers join forces with home care workers to demand higher wages

TweetOver the last couple of years, fast food workers have been organizing increasingly large and visible protests to demand an hike to the minimum wage. Today, fast food workers are joined by home health care workers in the largest planned protests to date, not only planning a nationwide strike in more than 100 cities, but also upping [...]
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Fast food workers follow up year of protests with nationwide strike

Tweet Fast food workers are following up a year of protests demanding wage increases with a nationwide strike across 130 cities in the United States. Workers are asking for $15 an hour, and are part of a larger movement demanding the rise of the minimum wage. Tweet
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TweetBy Katie and Veronica Special prosecutor to re-examine Maryville rape case after outcry Did a Republican Rep. have sex in a bathroom bar?  Thousands of high school students in France rose up Thursday in anger at the deportation of foreign pupils, after the high-profile eviction of a 15-year-old Roma girl. Great post from Crunktastic over [...]
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California commits to raising minimum wage to $10 an hour

TweetYesterday, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that would make California the first state in the nation to commit to raising the minimum wage from $8 an hour to $10 an hour by January 2016: Raising wages for the poorest workers is a “wonderful thing,” Brown said at a bill-signing ceremony in Los Angeles. “It’s [...]
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