Tag Archive: fairness

City Hall surrounded by $15 for Seattle

We are closer than ever to bringing a $15 minimum wage that will lift up all of Seattle by ensuring low wage workers can meet their basic needs and contribute to the economy. Closer, but not there yet. So we and a few hundred of our friends surrounded City Hall to show the breadth and…

Customers turn away from Subway – in support of striking worker

“I’ll be honest, I love Subway’s sandwiches,” said Michelle standing outside of the 8th and Olive Subway holding her umbrella. “I eat there all the time, but not anymore. I can’t believe they fired a striking worker. That’s wrong.” She wasn’t alone. Customers going to downtown Subways during the all important lunch rush were confronted…

Video: Low wage workers at Sea-Tac fight for fair wages and safety

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(Originally posted on our Tumblr page: workingwa.tumblr.com) Behind a giant banner simply reading “UNION!” poverty-wage airport workers, faith leaders and community members marched down Pacific Avenue towards Alaska Airlines Global HQ. Reverend John Helmiere of Valley and Mountain United Methodist Church, wearing the white collar of his faith, glanced over at the over-sized letter informing…