Minimum Wage

‘An Unstoppable Movement’: Sanders Praises Grassroots After Target Announces $15 Minimum Wage

Longtime labor rights advocate Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday welcomed the announcement that retail giant Target will permanently raise the starting wage for all hourly full-time and part-time workers at U.S. stores, distribution centers, and headquarters locations to $15 per hour beginning July 5. “Years of grassroots organizing has created an unstoppable movement,” tweeted Sanders …

‘An Unstoppable Movement’: Sanders Praises Grassroots After Target Announces $15 Minimum Wage Read More »

‘Absurdity and Cruelty’ of US Healthcare System, Says Sanders, ‘Should Now Be Apparent to All’

Former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders took to the opinion section of the New York Times on Sunday to make the case that in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and an economic meltdown, “it’s imperative that we re-examine some of the foundations of American society, understand why they are failing us, and fight …

‘Absurdity and Cruelty’ of US Healthcare System, Says Sanders, ‘Should Now Be Apparent to All’ Read More »