The One Fair Wage Campaign is a national campaign advocating for better working conditions and higher wages for restaurant workers around the United States. Jane Fonda talks about her time in Michigan on this MSNBC clip.
It is a cool Saturday in late Oct. and as most of Ann Arbor sleeps, Kerrytown’s Detroit Filling Station wakes up with the intent of changing the world. As I arrive at the activist brunch event, I have little idea … Continued
Despite a strong national economy, it’s still tough for millions of working Americans to pay the bills. A large proportion of the jobs created in the U.S. are in sectors like retail and restaurant work: employment that often comes with … Continued
An event to protect fair wages was headlined by actress, author, and activist Jane Fonda. Flint Southwestern High School was filled with big names and big plans for voter turn out. The One Fair Wage rally had guests like actress … Continued
The fight over Michigan’s paid family leave and minimum-wage policy reflects broader battles occurring in several states and cities across the country, as progressive groups have tried turning to public ballot initiatives to get around deadlocked or GOP-controlled legislatures. See … Continued
The Republican-controlled Michigan Legislature on Wednesday passed laws to raise the state’s minimum wage to $12 an hour and require employers to offer paid sick leave — if they are not watered down before taking effect next year. Read more … Continued