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East End NOW Marches With Fast Food Workers in Pittsburgh

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East End NOW joined over 100 fast food workers and their supporters for the National protest in Wilkinsburg today marching and picketing McDonalds for fair and livable wage of $15 per hour. About 8 African American workers, young and old, were arrested for the their civil disobedience of disrupting traffic and refusing to disburse as…

PA NOW Supports Fast Food Worker Rights

NYC Rally To Raise The Minimum Wage

Did you know: The federal minimum wage is $7.25/hour. The minimum for tipped workers is $2.13/hour plus tips. Although employers are supposed to make up the difference between $2.13 and $7.25 for times when tipped workers don’t earn that much in tips, many do not. That when the minimum wage was increased in 1996 and…

Economic Justice

NOW supports equal pay for equal work, worker’s right to organize for collective bargaining, federal contractors to pay a living wage, reinstitution of a real safety net of services for out of work and unemployed people which includes public education, affordable child care, and attention to the extra concerns of domestic violence victims. NOW supports…