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Fast-food labor organizers plan actions for April 15

NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food labor organizers say they’re expanding the scope of their campaign for $15 an hour and unionization, this time with a day of actions including other low-wage workers and demonstrations on college campuses. 648 more words

Business

Full Support for the Dunnes Stores Workers! Decency for Dunnes workers and decency for all of us!

Unfortunately, I can’t make it to the pickets this Thursday due to prior family commitments but I would like to extend my full support to the Dunnes Stores workers striking for better working conditions and the right to be part of a union. 224 more words

Decency

Child care workers join fast-food workers' fight for $15 an hour by Claire Zillman - MARCH 30, 2015, 9:44 PM EDT

Child care workers are chronically underpaid, earning wages in line with fast-food workers and retail associates.

In the wake of minimum wage increases at Wal-Mart… 276 more words

Economy

An Inside Look: The Real Sweatshops of Cambodia

Individual empowerment requires taking action to make the world a healthier place for others, not just ourselves!

Fashion bloggers in the Netherlands were given the chance to see where their clothing originates by working in sweatshops. 306 more words

Empowering Discussions

They ain't just 'Right'… they're plum loco.

While we all enjoyed Tina Fey’s impersonation of Sarah Palin… Sarah Palin’s impersonation of a sane public official is less amusing and far from convincing. 345 more words

Policies And Principles

Sikhs in the UK have won the right to wear their turbans to work

An amendment to an employment law in the United Kingdom will enable Sikhs to wear turbans at work, the BBC reports. The 1989 Employment Act… 272 more words

PAWIS - Free Legal Clinic

28 March 2015

Media Contact:

Michael Tayag, Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants

(760) 831-8789

mtayag3@gmail.com

FILIPINO WORKER ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION HOSTS FREE LEGAL CLINIC

San Jose, California – The Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants – Silicon Valley (PAWIS-SV)—in conjunction with the Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center (KGACLC), the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC), and Somos Mayfair—hosted a legal clinic on Saturday, March 28, 6-8pm at Somos Mayfair (370 South King Rd, San Jose, CA 95116). 368 more words

Events