Despite a relative win for recycling workers, living wage advocates pledge to keep on fighting
Fight For 15
For the first time in the city’s history, Boston’s living wage ordinance might finally get applied to low-paid workers sorting the city’s recycling ...
Boston is aiming to achieve “zero waste,” which some say can create more living-wage jobs. Is part of this lofty goal rooted in the region’s dirtiest hypocrisy?
Mass legislature helps, harms workers in “deal” with labor and business lobbies
No sooner did the Supreme Judicial Court shoot down the “millionaires’ tax” referendum question last week than the Mass ...
What tipped workers should know about the Fight for $15
'I work two jobs not by choice but because I don’t receive enough hours at either job to cover my basic needs to support my family. With each paycheck that I earn I have to stretch.'
“I am fighting for a decent paycheck. I never thought I would be in the streets protesting, but I can’t survive on what I make now.”
What doesn't make sense is why SEIU pulled out 500 people onto a chilly windswept hill in suburban New Hampshire to protest for a laudable reform that their chosen presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, absolutely does not support.
New Hampshire activists ask for “platform based on community’s needs”
FALL BACK, PROTESTS AHEAD: OCTOBER IS FOR ACTIVISM