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Presidential candidate Gov. Jay Inslee joins McDonald’s workers strike

Presidential candidate Gov. Jay Inslee joins McDonald’s workers strike

May 24, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee joined McDonald’s workers on the picket line as they demanded safe working conditions, fair pay and the right to unionize. Organ...

O’Hare workers join Fight for 15

O’Hare workers join Fight for 15

December 5, 2016

A peaceful crowd of airport workers and supporters gathered outside O’Hare International Airport Nov. 29, carrying signs demanding a $15 minimum wage and union rights as a part of Fight for 15.Nov. 29 m...

Minimum wage increase cannot be business-focused

April 25, 2016

On April 14, minimum wage workers in Chicago and nationwide gathered to advocate for a $15 minimum wage, as reported April 18 by The Chronicle. The Fight for 15 movement, as it is called, has gained traction throughout the labor movement, and states such as California and New York have adopted plans to raise the minimum wage to $15 over a number of years.Chicago’s minimum wage is set to increase from $10 to $10.50 on Jul...

Worldwide window views shatter foreign stigmas through video project

Worldwide window views shatter foreign stigmas through video project

February 29, 2016

Personal views can shape individual perspectives, but sharing those views might bring everyone new insights, British photographer Gillian Wearing said. Her latest visual art project showcases the colle...

Fight For 15 group protests Trump

Fight For 15 group protests Trump

October 19, 2015

Hundreds of protesters spent Columbus Day rallying downtown to show their opposition to presidential candidate Donald Trump. Carrying signs and chanting about equality, the protesters marched from a c...

Columbia prof starts support group for financially strapped adjuncts

Columbia prof starts support group for financially strapped adjuncts

April 6, 2015

As an adjunct professor in the English Department, Brianne Bolin makes $4,700 for every course she teaches per semester. The payment barely pays her monthly bills, leaving little money to grow her savin...

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