Emotions Soar High During National Day of Action Protest

(Caption Information) Good Jobs Now Rally, July, 24, 2012, Southgate, Mi.

More than 500 activists urged Congress to raise the minimum wage Tuesday afternoon during our National Day of Action. These ardent protesters rallied along a two-mile stretch of Bain Capital-owned companies–Toys R’ Us, Dunkin’ Donuts, Michael’s and Outback Steakhouse–in Southgate, Mich., a nearby Detroit suburb. Drivers honked their horns in support as protesters chanted, “We […]

Congress, Raise the Minimum Wage!

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The outcry to raise the federal minimum wage is starting to boil over with no intention of simmering down. This past Wednesday, U.S. Congressmen John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.), Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) and Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) introduced their “Catching Up to 1968 Act of 2012″ during a press conference in Washington D.C. The act would […]