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Tag: tipped workers

DC Council votes to repeal Initiative 77; will take away voter-approved...

"It is incredibly sad to see the Council representing one of the most progressive cities in the country siding with the wealthy restaurant industry over their own constituents."

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, October 3

D.C. Democrats vote to overturn tipped wage increase approved by voters, Bernie Sanders issues a statement on Amazon's minimum wage increase, Trump makes fun of Kavanaugh accuser and more.

A shiny new tool to pad profits: Stealing

One entire group being victimized by corporate thieves are the 4.3 million Americans who make up our “tipped workforce.”

Raise the federal minimum wage for tipped workers

Sign the petition to raise the federal minimum wage for tipped workers.

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While you pay through the nose at the gas pump, Big Oil is lining its pockets.

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Not only are children at a greater risk of developing ALL from toxic air pollution, but the study said that fracking also contaminates drinking water, which causes more exposure to cancer-linked chemicals.
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Debunking 4 myths about inflation

Inflation is being driven in large part by record corporate profits.

A military rich in dollars, poor in people

A frayed social safety net and the military.