One Fair Wage, One Billion Rising and 25+ other groups staged public self-defense training action and delivered a letter to Governor’s New York City office called for a fair wage for restaurant workers.
Scant wages leave legions of workers vulnerable to abuse and exploitation—particularly sexual harassment.
With income inequality at near-record highs, the economy is best summed up as a three-legged table, balancing on an ever-narrower base—and we’re bound to topple over eventually.
On January 1 of this year, many laws that boosted women’s access to healthcare, proximity to economic justice and protections from workplace discrimination kicked into effect.
Over 20 million workers in 21 states are still earning the outdated and unlivable federal minimum wage of $7.50 an hour. 40 percent of workers in those 21 states and 30 percent of workers nationally earn wages that leave them below the poverty line.
Thousands of fast-food workers today mobilized in over two dozen cities across the country to demand that Andrew Puzder withdraw his nomination from President Donald Trump to lead the Labor Department.
Andrew Puzder’s public comments and his company’s lingering controversies show him to be someone geared to undermine the Labor Department’s mission.
We must fight for workers’ rights and protecting social security despite Republican opposition.
Thousands of workers in 340 cities nationwide participated in Fight for 15’s twelfth one-day strike on Tuesday.
We have a lot to celebrate this Labor Day. Workers have made significant gains in raising the minimum wage, guaranteeing paid sick days and paid family leave and cracking down on wage theft.