Tag: movement

Low-wage workers use minority unionism to fight for $15 minimum wage

Low-wage workers use minority unionism to fight for $15 minimum wage
When Judith Luna went to work at Sears, she never expected to be paid so little that she would seldom be able to shop at the clothing retail store. Nine dollars an hour barely covered her living costs, and it was especially hard when the store barely gave her enough hours to qualify as part-time... Read more »

What does MLK's legacy mean to you?

Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy means many things, to many people. While out taping our weekly radio show at Carter’s Barbershop in North Lawndale last Friday, The Chicago Reporter spoke with guests, hosts, producers and listeners about King’s legacy and what it means to them. Richard Steele, host and correspondent for WBEZ: Bert Downing, owner... Read more »