Roxana Rivera

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Stories by Roxana Rivera

Say no to Trump’s anti-labor secretary

Say no to Trump’s anti-labor secretary

Puzder no friend to American workers  

ANDREW PUZDER, the CEO of CKE Restaurants and President Trump’s pick for secretary of labor prefers robots over working people. He has said that machines “are always polite, they always upsell, they never take a vacation, they never show up late, there’s never a slip-and-fall, or an age, sex or race discrimination case.” Welcome to(...)

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Fighting for a $15 minimum wage

Fighting for a $15 minimum wage

It's time to raise up all Massachusetts workers

IN 2014, a coalition of community, faith, and labor organizations called Raise Up Massachusetts led the campaign to raise the state’s minimum wage, which was then just $8 an hour. With the minimum wage reaching $11 an hour on January 1 of this year, hundreds of thousands of workers across the state have seen higher(...)

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Time to raise up Boston workers

Time to raise up Boston workers

Janitors deserve a fair wage

THE BOSTON OFFICE market is booming. Multinational pharmaceutical companies continue to expand, top students continue to flock to world-class higher education institutions, and cutting-edge tech companies and new start-ups show the world that Massachusetts is the place to invest. Our economy is strong, but far too many hardworking men and women in the area still(...)

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