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- RT @EqualVoiceNews: School Concerns Flare, as 48 Chicago Elementary Schools Close equalvoiceforfamilies.org/school-concern… #CPSclosings posted 1 hour ago
- RT @MSGUNDERSON: One of my fav photos from #cpsWipes protest. Parent holds TP rolls for each 100K cut from her school ow.ly/mbKpP posted 1 hour ago
- "Age is not a good measure of capacity for financial sacrifice. Wealth, however, is." ow.ly/mbIIF @EconomicPolicy @washingtonpost posted 1 hour ago
Tag Archives: low-wage workers
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
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
On Monday, October 1st, Action Now members joined Warehouse Workers for Justice and other community, labor and religious organizations in a protest at a Walmart Warehouse in Elwood, Illinois to support the workers that had gone on strike as a … Continue reading
Fellow Raise Illinois coalition members Women Employed and Action Now Institute recently released a report by Marc Doussard called, “Chicago’s Growing Low-Wage Workforce: A Profile of Falling Labor Market Fortunes”. The report dispels the common myth that all low-wage workers … Continue reading