A minimum-wage pre-emption measure, backed by the hotel industry and signed by Governor Chafee, has been met with hunger strikes, electoral challenges and protests.
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We are in the midst of a grassroots populist movement designed to rebalance the tilted economic scales in our country.
As minimum wage battles flare around the country, the nation’s capital leads the way with a significant increase.
At a time when 4.5 million Americans make at or below the minimum wage, a broad coalition unites to demand better pay.
A campaign that brought together African-Americans and undocumented workers stopped an anti-immigrant bill in its tracks.
Low-wage workers in hotels near Los Angeles International Airport are the latest to benefit from the city's living-wage law, riding a wave of considerable political momentum.
Seeing the limits of living-wage laws, activists seek a raise for all workers.
A vast impoverished population languishes in the midst of our economy.
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