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Resource ID: #18259
Subject: Labor
Source: The Nation
Date: July 23/30


The Nation examines the living-wage movement and its opposition throughout the U.S.A. The story describes the variety of tactics used by movement activists, from lobbying to postcard campaigns to economic impact studies. "Aware that living-wage laws have had a narrow scope, activists are now seeking to stretch their boundaries to cover more workers," reports the magazine. The article looks at how business communities have pushed local governments and state legislatures to pass laws banning local living-wage ordinances.

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