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Eight arrested in Bellevue for civil disobedience over poverty wages

“We Are Rising”: WA-$15 arrives in Bellevue with 8 arrests after long march Culminating a day that saw fast food workers rising through an hours-long march across WA-$15 (formerly I-90), 8 were arrested by Bellevue police this evening over poverty wages. Committed to do “whatever it takes” to defend and expand the principle that everyone…

Expect civil disobedience after long march over WA-$15, as strike poverty movement continues to spread across the state

JUST ANNOUNCED: We Are Rising Rally, where workers from across the state will risk arrest in peaceful civil disobedience. Workers and supporters will begin gathering in downtown Bellevue at Main St & Bellevue Way SE at about 5:00 pm.  Complete list of upcoming times and locations: 12:00 pm: Rally in view of Lake Washington, WA-$15, Bellevue, and beyond: East Portal Viewpoint Park: 1400…

WEDNESDAY: Local fast food workers declare “I-90 is now WA-$15″; to rally, risk arrest

“I-90 is now WA-$15″: fast food movement expands beyond Seattle Workers willing to do “whatever it takes” — including risking arrest in peaceful civil disobedience — to defend and expand $15/hour Fast food workers with Working Washington are taking their movement beyond Seattle and across the state — and declaring that I-90 is now WA-$15 to mark…