Let Justice Roll in the News

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Nov 13 2009
Speakers include Paul Sherry, Director, Let Justice Roll.
Holly Sklar
, Policy Director, Let Justice Roll.
Robert Pollin, Co-...
Holly Sklar
Nov 6 2009 McClatchy Tribune News Service
Wall Street is doing to America what private equity firms did to Simmons Bedding and many other productive companies. Taking control with borrowed money, stripping assets, slashing...
Oct 20 2009 Daily Kenoshan
One in seven children in Wisconsin lives in poverty. Poverty decreases academic achievement, increases health risks (due to inadequate housing and medical coverage), and decreases factors that usually protect children. The main culprit of child...
Patricia Smith
Oct 5 2009 New York Times Upfront (Scholastic Magazine)
This summer's minimum-wage hike means more money in the pockets of working teens. But is there a downside?

Sixteen-year-old Steve Wayne, who worked this summer as a lifeguard and swim teacher in Idaho Falls, was thrilled to see...
Theresa Laurence
Sep 4 2009 Tennessee Register
As the country celebrates Labor Day on Sept. 7, a national holiday dedicated to the achievements of the American worker, many low wage employees will not be enjoying a relaxing day...
Carmen Blanco
Aug 11 2009 Catholic News Service
Workers in 30 states and the District of Columbia have been impacted by the [July] 24 increase in the federal minimum wage from $6.55 to $7.25 per hour, but the question of whether the increase will help or hurt the economy remains to be seen....
Ana Aguayo
Springdale, AR
Aug 8 2009 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
As a community organization dedicated to fighting for workers' rights and social justice, we at the Northwest Arkansas Workers Justice Center strongly support the struggle of low-wage income workers living in poverty.

We join Let...
Aug 1 2009 Wichita Eagle Editorial Dept. WE Blog

Pro-con on minimum wage


Bradford Bowen
Jul 30 2009 Northwest Arkansas Times

The July 24 raise in the federal minimum wage to $7.25 per hour, the last of three such increases enacted by Congress in 2007, will help millions of workers cope with the rising price of food, housing and other basic items. Extra earnings of up...