Why Do Workers Strike?
Why is today celebrated as Moms Equal Pay Day?
Lowe’s Is Making Managers Sign Arbitration Agreements If They Want Their Bonuses
“What did you make at your last job?”: why the salary question is bad for women and people of color
Betting on the Working Class
Sandwich chain Pret A Manger is giving out $1,300 bonuses to all its workers after a $2 billion deal
A Chick-fil-A is paying $18 an hour to retain fast-food workers
For NFL Players, Civil -- and Visible -- Disobedience Is the Only Option
Dawuane Smoot and the Subterranean Fire in the NFL
Guest(s): Diana Ramirez, Director, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, in-studio, with DC restaurant worker Thea Bryan, DISCUSSING DC Initiative 77 ballot measure about restaurant wages being voted on June 19.
MUSIC: BK Anderson - Minimum Wage
B.K.Anderson recorded three singles for the Swirl label, out of New York, in 1962. Two are novelty records but the third, “The Minimum Wage” is a superb Popcorn shuffler with a trademark laughing sax and a rising price tag.
Bus Boys- Minimum wage
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