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    Labor vs Management War Looms

Labor vs Management War Looms

Republicans have worked hard to break labor unions across the United States. In the process, minimum wage has become the standard for many of our nation’s largest corporations. The country’s largest retailer Wal-Mart pays only slightly more than the bare minimum. The fast food industry is no longer comprised of high school and college student workers, many are single mothers, or fathers who are forced to work two and even

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    Underpaid Workers Walkout

Underpaid Workers Walkout

Thursday fast food workers across the United States protested what they believe is a situation of underpayment for their services. Some walked off their jobs in nearly 200 cities. They marched against McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s, and others, as well as inside some of the nation’s largest airports. They are demanding a wage they deem ‘livable,’ at $15 an hour. The minimum wage has not been raised since 2009;

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