Work hard and you'll be successful, is how the old adage of the American Dream goes. But the members of one Kansas City organization are adding their voices to a national movement arguing that's not really the case, and they're emerging from some of America's lowest-paying industries to do it.
Monday, February 05, 2018
Kansas City 'Fight For $15' Minimum Wage Struggle Inspired By Civil Rights Movement
Juxtaposition for the ongoing conversation about compensation and rising income disparity as this group marks FIVE YEARS of local protesting. Sadly, the half decade of protest hasn't garnered much change as Missouri laws thwart the group and only a paltry 15-cent increase on the bottom of the pay scale has occurred. Meanwhile, Unions have encountered resistance in an effort with much lower aspirations hoping to move the minimum wage to 10 bucks over the current $7.85 level. Read more: