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January 22, 2020

On This Day in 1894
Terence V. Powderly was born in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. Powderly would become the Grand Master Workman of the Knights of Labor a labor organization that promoted an eight-hour workday, the end of child and convict labor, a graduated income tax, equal pay for equal work, and worker cooperatives. At its height in 1886, the Knights had over 700,000 members.
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Minimum Wage Hike Just Start of Justice for Workers
Updated On: Jan 09, 2020
Jan. 9, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | A new year has brought increased pay for nearly 7 million low-wage workers in 22 states. Thanks to a mix of lawmakers or voters themselves approving minimum wage hikes (and cost-of-living adjustments) in recent years, those at the bottom of the pay scale are getting much-deserved raises, ranging from a $1.50 an hour in Washington state and New Mexico to 10 cents an hour in Florida. Those pay increases have resulted in the nation’s lowest-paid workers getting their biggest wage bump in more than a decade. Before, pay was largely stagnant for those at the bottom of the economic ladder despite the tightening job market. But the public has increasingly insisted that corporations pay their fair share… Teamsters
 
 
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