Archive: Fight for 15
WCP: Time to Make a Deal on the Federal Minimum Wage
The federal minimum wage has been stuck at the poverty level of $7.25 per hour since 2009. In this week's Working-Class Perspective, Wade Rathke argues that workers cannot wait for a new Congress or a
Category: Visiting Scholars
WCP: Labor’s Day, More or Less?
The U.S. labor movement is facing bitter legal and political attacks. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective Wade Rathke asserts that the talk of unions dying off is greatly exaggerated. Rathke points to a surge of worker-led organizing across the country and the ability of unions in other parts of the world to thrive in even harder circumstances than the ones set by Janus.
Categories: Bargaining for the Common Good, Visiting Scholars
Reflecting on a Weekend of Worker Justice in Pittsburgh
[caption id="attachment_3387" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Photo Credit: Morgan Currier[/caption] Georgetown University students Esmi Huerta and Cassidy Jensen recently travelled to Pittsburgh, w
Categories: Anti-Sweatshop Sourcing, Just Employment Policy, Student Leaders
OVERTIME: Labor Stories of the Week (Jan 15, 2016)
Did you read nothing but Friedrichs news this week? Thankfully, we've gathered the top labor stories for you to catch up on during the weekend. Blessed be the Union Busters? Although worker righ
Category: In the News