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November 24, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Protest for Living Wage at Ithaca McDonald’s

By | Dec 6, 2013

Cornell University students and activists from the Tompkins County Workers’ Center were told to leave the McDonald’s located on Triphammer Road after holding a “flash mob” Dec. 5 to protest low worker wages.

Workers’ Center rallies for the Living Wage

By | Sep 18, 2013

The Tompkins County Workers’ Center leads a rally for the living wage on Tuesday afternoon, outside the Tompkins County Legislature

City adds policy to combat sweatshops

By | Sep 22, 2011

Students and citizens of the City of Ithaca have come together to unanimously pass the Sweatshop Free Initiative, a campaign to fight inhumane working conditions, backed by Cornell University’s Organization for Labor Action. Effective Jan. 1 2012, the city will take steps to ensure that all city purchases of apparel and textiles totalling more than…