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McDonald’s workers strike for wage hike

McDonald’s has promised a wage hike plan to be rolled out over the next few months. But Fight for 15 has rejected the plan as a “PR stunt.”

Thousands in US participate in nationwide McDonald’s strike, reject ‘PR stunt’ wage hike plan

Workers at McDonald’s outlets in 15 major cities across the US participated in a one-day strike demanding wage hikes and union rights

McDonald strike US McDonald’s workers across US gear up for strike demanding wage hike

The one-day strike will be held a day before the annual shareholders’ meeting. McDonald’s made $5 billion amid the pandemic last year but an average worker earns around USD 7.25 per hour.

Hundreds of Palestinians injured in Israeli raid on Al-Aqsa mosque and other stories

Today we look at the violent raid by Israeli forces on the Al-Aqsa mosque, the armed attack on an Indigenous minga in Colombia, and more

Biden’s stimulus plan falls short of addressing deep economic inequality in the US

The plan which was supposed to include major changes like hiking the minimum wage and a USD 2000 stimulus checks, both of which did not make it to the final deal

Deciphering Biden’s excuse to abandon the fight for $15

Walter Smolarek argues that Joe Biden used the promise of $15 minimum wage to win constituents but has showed no political will to pass it

$15 wage dropped from COVID relief plan in US Senate, progressives vow to continue fight

The Democratic Party’s move to insert the USD 15 per hour wage was judged by the Senate rules arbiter to not be in line with the rules. In the meanwhile pressure is on Democratic Party legislators and leadership to ensure that the wage bill is passed

Fight for $15 is a struggle for dignity and equality

Worker and organizer Eric Winston speaks about the importance of the $15 minimum wage for workers in the US and the broader struggle for rights

Workers across US strike demanding hike in minimum wage

Workers in major cities across the United States, participated in a nationwide strike action to raise the federal minimum wage to USD 15 per hour, on February 16

Fight for 15: Workers across the US strike for dignified wages

Pickets and demonstrations, led by workers from major fast food chains and home care workers, were reported in major cities across the US. The strike comes at a time when Democrats are trying to hike the federal minimum wage that has remained unchanged since 2009.

Interview-CJB ‘We demand that the Netherlands leaves the imperialist unions’

The Communist Youth Movement in the Netherlands discusses the situation facing the masses in the country amid the deepening crisis of capitalism. They affirm that struggle is the only way out of the crisis

Minimum Wage - Netherlands Progressive sections in Netherlands demand rise in minimum wage

The demand for setting the hourly minimum wage to EUR 14 Euros (USD 17.04) has been highlighted by the Socialist Party (SP), the Federation of Dutch Trade Unions (FNV) and trade union activist forum Voor 14, among others

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