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Wal-Mart Could Afford to Pay 50% Higher Wages
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013

An article at CNN Money by economic journalist Stephen Gandel reveals how much better Wal-Mart could afford to do - by his estimate a whopping 50 percent pay raise in order for Wal-Mart associates. CONTINUE READING

Call for Justice for Turkish Airlines Workers
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2013

The RWDSU joined members of other unions and global trade union federation IUF this morning outside of New York City's Empire State Building to call attention to and protest Turkish Airlines for the firing of 305 workers who were standing up for their rights. CONTINUE READING

Guitar Center Workers Beat the House in Vegas
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013

The RWDSU’s Guitar Center organizing campaign continues to gain momentum, with the latest victory coming for workers at the flagship Guitar Center location in Las Vegas. Workers there voted to join the RWDSU on Friday, joining their co-workers at stores in New York City and Chicago as RWDSU members. CONTINUE READING

Workers Say Halloween at Dylan’s is No Treat
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2013

Dylan’s Candy Bar employees rallied outside of the trendy New York City candy store yesterday for a rally protesting their treatment on the job, which they say includes unfair and unstable scheduling practices and favoritism. CONTINUE READING

Carwasheros Ratify Four New Contracts With NYC’s Biggest Car Wash Owners
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2013

In the space of 24 hours, workers at four New York City car washes – two of which are owned by two of the largest car wash owners in the city -- have signed contracts with the RWDSU. CONTINUE READING