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Written by on April 7, 2014

Working To Survive: low wage workers’ lament

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By Dominique Jackson   Myrla Baldonado knows that her job is important for the families she serves. She cares for their children. Cleans their houses. Cooks their meals. But that is not how her employers see her. “We are viewed as unimportant and invaluable,” said Domestic Worker Organizer, Myrla Baldonado. Domestic Workers are fighting for […]

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Written by on March 3, 2014

Low Wage Workers Forum, Feb. 11

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The surge of groups speaking today for low wage workers is unprecedented in Chicago. What do they want? Who are they? What’s likely to happen? Join us tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 11, to hear from these workers, the groups that represent them, and the community organizations and others that are standing behind them. Besides the push […]

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Written by on February 11, 2014