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Moyers & Company [electronic resource]: Justice for Restaurant Workers

In this edition of Moyers & Company, Saru Jayaraman - who marched on Washington with restaurant workers struggling to make ends meet - joins Bill to talk about how we can best support these workers' right to a fair wage. Jayaraman is the cofounder and codirector of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, which works to improve pay and working conditions for America's ten million-plus restaurant workers. She is also the author of Behind the Kitchen Door, an insider's exposé of the restaurant industry. An essay on predatory capitalism and the One Percent concludes the program.
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2013
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Occupation: The Harvard Living Wage Sit-Ins

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In the last decades, colleges around the country have faced student protests over the wages paid maintenance employees. Harvard, the richest university in the world, is no exception. While its endowments have tripled in the last fifteen years, it has outsourced jobs, slashed wages and benefits for its lowest paid workers, and resisted efforts to unionize. Appalled at Harvard's practices, the students galvanized into action. They proposed a Living Wage Programme, which Harvard refused to consider. After three years of peaceful protests the students occupied Massachusetts Hall, site of the President s office. Soon a "tent city" sprang up on campus as other students joined the campaign. Gradually the workers joined the protest, no longer afraid to lose their jobs. With the threat of wil [...]
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2004
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Sen. Everett M. Dirksen (R-IL)

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1952