Labor & Education

The low-wage worker movement has grown dramatically over recent years.

McDonald’s Workers Confront Shareholders

Posted May 21, 2015 by Deirdre Fulton

‘McDonald’s workers are rightly bringing the fight for $15 an hour and the right to form a union to their employer’s doorstep.’ Calling for higher wages and fairer treatment, McDonald’s cooks and cashiers will gather with progressive leaders on Wednesday
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At Public School 29 in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, some 20% refused. And at Public School 321 in Park Slope, Brooklyn, 36% boycotted, local parent leaders said. (Todd Maisel/New York Daily News)

Opt-Out Movement Against Testing Grows

Posted April 21, 2015 by Juan Gonzalez

Remember the number 999. It’s the computer code that keeps track of what will go down as a historic grass-roots movement in public education in New York State. Tens of thousands of parents rebelled this week against years of standardized
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SF’s Fight for $15 & a Union

Posted April 16, 2015 by

The Fight for $15 minimum wage campaign came to San Francisco in the very early hours of April 15. Around 100 protestors assembled at 6am and then marched very orderly through the doors, packed the dining area and shut down
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