Any raise is helpful, but working men and women need more. In the past year, Local 655, other labor union members and concerned social service organizations have protested, written letters to congressmen and spoken out on the importance of providing Americans with a living wage, not a minimum, poverty level wage.
On November 13, members of UFCW Locals 7, 23, 367, 655, 700, 876, and 880 reached out to non-union Macy’s workers regarding Macy’s decision to kick off Black Fri- day sales early on Thanksgiving Day. Macy’s recently announced that for the first time, most of its department stores will be [...]
Labor, Environmental, Religious, Women’s & Immigrants’ Rights and Community Organizations Join Growing Number of Protests BREAKING: Labor Board Announces Decision to Prosecute Walmart for Violating Workers’ Rights (WASHINGTON) – Leaders of local, state and national groups representing tens of millions of Americans pledged to join Walmart workers demanding change at the country’s largest retailer [...]