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Low-Wage Workers Want Respect, Regular Shifts And Better Wages

At work, they keep their heads down, grappling with retaliatory managers who cut their hours for slight infractions like needing to pick up a sick child from school. They deal with customers who proposition them sexually, with coworkers who demean and belittle them.

August 12, 2016

Idaho Voters Will Decide Fate of State Education Reform

Idahoans for Responsible Education Reform, a group of citizens seeking to repeal that state’s new education laws that ended tenure, prevented collective bargaining and tied pay and bonuses to student success, has collected enough signatures for a referendum. Michael Lanza, head of Idahoans for Responsible Education Reform, said the number of signatures shows public sentiment. […]

June 15, 2011

Sleeping Union Leaders Not Allowed to Lie: Labor Fight Threatens to Re-Emerge in Madison

A new collective bargaining showdown is brewing in Madison as the GOP is trying to pass their new budget for the year, with State assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald threatening to put labor rights back on the table. Security has been beefed up around the capital, and tourists will have to undergo more rigorous security checks […]

June 14, 2011