Members of Congress to end week of living on minimum wage #default

On Thursday, July 31th at 12:30 p.m., a joint coalition of DC minimum wage workers, members of Congress, religious leaders and community supporters will join together to share their experience of living on the minimum wage.

Daughter puts career on hold to care for ailing mother, then joins in fight for better jobs and better care for many others just like them 
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Darleen says many people think it's just natural for a child to take care of their parent, not realizing that she is sacrificing her own career. She works three jobs and a minimum of 70 hours a week with low wages and no benefits to show for it.

Reps. Ellison and Lewis Take Important Steps to Protect American Workers #default

The Employee Empowerment Act gives employees whose labor rights are violated the same legal remedies as those whose civil rights are violated at the workplace.