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Tag Archives: fight for 15
On April 24th, 2013 Action Now joined hundreds of fast food and retail workers that walked off their jobs to strike for a living wage of $15 an hour and the right to form a union without intimidation from their … Continue reading
On December 22nd, Action Now members joined low-wage workers and supporters from Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago, SEIU Healthcare Illinois & Indiana, ARISE Chicago, Albany Park Neighborhood Council, Stand Up! Chicago and others for a prayer vigil, march and sit-in … Continue reading
Rally Against “Fat Cats” At CPS And March To Office Of Mayors’ Rich Charter School Buddy Bruce Rauner!
Action Now joined the Chicago Teachers Union, Stand Up! Chicago and other community groups fighting to save public education for a rally and march on December 18th, 2012. The rally began outside of CPS Headquarters at 125 S. Clark where … Continue reading
On Thursday, December 13th, Action Now members joined the Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago and other community, labor and faith organizations for a rally and march downtown to demand that retail and restaurant workers be paid a living wage to … Continue reading
The first of a series of reports on low wage workers commissioned by Action Now and Stand Up! Chicago was released on December 4th, 2012. “A Case For $15: A Low Wage Work Crisis” details the impact of low wages … Continue reading
Action Now members joined the Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago on Black Friday to march down the Magnificent Mile and hold rallies at the locations of retailers and restaurants that refuse to pay workers a living wage. The Workers Organizing … Continue reading
Action Now is proud to support Chicago Downtown Retail & Restaurant Workers that have just voted to form a union to fight for a living wage of $15 an hour! Read the article below for more info: Chicago Tribune, “Fight … Continue reading