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The front line of the war on workers

In the rapidly expanding battle over income inequality in the United States, the rubber meets the road in the most mundane places: airport break rooms, on the floor of big box stores, late at night as custodians clean, university offices and at fast food cash registers. Continue Reading

With 82% support for $15 minimum wage in Minneapolis, is it time to bypass City Hall?

The majority of the Minneapolis City Council is out of step with the people of the city. Led by Council President Barb Johnson, the majority say they can’t imagine a $15 per hour minimum wage for Minneapolis. Compare that to the 82 percent (poll) of likely voters who think $15 is a good idea, according to a recent polling performed by SEIU of likely voters in Minneapolis. Continue Reading