Redux: Stand Up KC Flexes On Kansas City Royals & Plans For New Stadium

We noticed this demand last year . . . Here's an update and dutiful "reporting" of this local social justice endeavor to push low-end wages to about 20 bucks an hour  . . .

"Stand Up KC, a coalition of fast-food, retail and other low-wage workers around Kansas City who advocate for better pay and conditions. The group has organized unions and supported job actions at fast-food restaurants. Now it is focusing its energies on the $2 billion stadium and accompanying entertainment district that the Royals want to build."

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As Royals look to build a new $2 billion stadium, Kansas City service workers want to see employee protections

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