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$10 minimum wage in California within three years
$10 minimum wage will be a reality in California within the next three years. Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that will raise the minimum wage over $2 higher than it stands today by Jan. 1, 2016...
The "anti-Tea Party" - how strong can it be?
If Saturday's rally by teachers(photo) calling for more funding for schools in neighboring Alamance County arguably represents the "anti-Tea Party" - with the same scenes of the iconic "street" rallies...
Fast food workers strike for living wage
A fast food workers strike occurred in seven cities today. Employees of Wendy's and McDonald's restaurants walked off the job demanding a living wage. According to Businessweek on July 29, 2013, locations in New...
European strike sampler
By David Stewart WhiteIn an age of government austerity and corporate cutbacks, European unions push back with their biggest weapon: strikes. The impact on tourism varies, but many visitors keep a wary eye on labor news as they travel through...
A profile of The Union: A Westport bar
The Union of Westport, a lounge upstairs, a main bar in the basement, and a patio out back; with these attributes and a littleingenuity from the owner and other employees, this bar has become one of the major...
Daily thought: labor, 8hrs and weekend
When slavery ended in 1865, labor was no longer just, "a Black thing," nor a poor, a pauper, or a criminal thing so as more people were introduced to the labor field, more people began to understand the...
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