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Tag Archives: living wage
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
Action Now leaders have been quoted in the press lately speaking out about community issues that are plaguing our city and our nation as a whole! – On February 11th, Action Now leader Charles Brown and Action Now Executive Director … 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
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 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