What We're Reading: Labor News Roundup

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

What We're Reading: Labor News Roundup(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)

Activists Win Coordinated Wage Boost in D.C., Nearby Counties - Labor Notes
In December lawmakers in Washington, D.C. and two neighboring Maryland counties voted to raise the minimum wage to $11.50 per hour in all three jurisdictions. It was a regional cooperation unprecedented in this country. Too often, minimum wage increases are defeated when opponents argue that businesses will flee across city or state lines. JUFJ's Katie Ashmore and Monica Kamen report...
Staff Of In These Times Magazine Joins Communications Workers Of America Union  - Huffington Post 
The staff of the progressive independent magazine In These Times joined the Communications Workers of America on Monday, formally making union members out of a news outlet that's long chronicled the ups and downs of the U.S. labor movement...


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