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More than Half of Fast Food Workers Rely on Welfare

October 15, 2013

Study reveals how taxpayers spend $7 billion a year to subsidize programs that go to fast food workers The fast food industry cost taxpayers $7 billion a year in public assistance to low-wage workers, according to a University of California-Berkeley study. “When you look at front-line fast food workers—the cashiers, the cooks, all the restaurant workers…

Company Responsible for Deadly Oil Train Crash Says It Won’t Pay, TransCanada Pushes Pipeline Deal

August 1, 2013

Yves Engler: Tragedy in Canadian town turns into an opportunity for some to argue that pipeline transport is safer, when the real argument should be against an oil-driven economy

Workers/People's Rights

July 19, 2013
Josh Eidelson: DC’s action is a major hit to America’s largest employer Wal-mart, as workers mobilize nationwide to demand a living wage