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Oil workers on strike

By | Feb 9, 2015

Just yesterday, about 1,400 workers from two more oil refineries — BP’s Whiting and Toledo, Ohio operations — joined the strike, now 11 refineries strong. The Climate March walked through both of these refineries. I imagine some of the very same workers we spoke to in Whiting are now risking their livelihood to demand better working conditions.


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.