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Hot and Crusty Bakery Workers Seal the Deal on Unionization


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Kit
- 1464 days ago - truth-out.org
The agreement, which the union's lawyer Eugene Eisner calls "unheard-of for low-wage, foreign-born workers in the restaurant industry," was officially announced on October 26. It includes wage increases, paid vacation and sick days, grievance and-->



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Angelika R. (143)
Sunday December 2, 2012, 3:42 pm
Great victory, congrats to the brave workers. One of the reasons for the misery in the US, such as unemployment etc is certainly also missing unions and strong ones.
 

Kit B. (276)
Sunday December 2, 2012, 3:50 pm

Yep, strong unions make for well paid workers and stronger more profitable company.
 

Gloria picchetti (310)
Sunday December 2, 2012, 5:23 pm
There you go. When you accept the crumbs left over without a fight you have nothing. Stick up for yourselves!
 

JL A. (281)
Sunday December 2, 2012, 5:35 pm
A victory well worth treasuring!
 

Dorothy N. (63)
Sunday December 2, 2012, 7:08 pm
Good for them - that's what we'll all have to do!
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Monday December 3, 2012, 8:00 am
Yep and the consumer should be prepared for a price increase as the cost is always passed on to them.
 

Kit B. (276)
Monday December 3, 2012, 2:28 pm

Not sure if that should always be the case, but it usually is Theodore. When the owners or the top executives pay themselves outrageous salaries and benefits, is not correct that those who do the work to provide that wealth should not be fairly paid?
 

Robert O. (12)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 12:40 am
Great news. Thanks Kit.
 
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