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Can Manufacturing Be Restored in the US?

By Rob Lorei Today on Radioactivity we talk about manufacturing in the U.S. Once a  part of strong sector in the U.S. economy that provided solid middle class salaries to those without college educations, Manufacturing...

Fight for $15 rally in Tampa part of a bigger social & living wage movement

Strikes, walkouts and rallies in Tampa and Saint Petersburg were part of a nationwide protest demanding a 15 dollar an hour minimum wage. Tuesday’s events in the Tampa Bay metro area culminated with a rally...

Three local legislators live on 17 dollars a day to highlight daily life on minimum wage

Today we talk to three local lawmakers who are living on 17 dollars a day to bring attention to how much minimum wage workers have to live on daily after paying for rent and utilities....

Democratic firebrand Alan Grayson dispatches good news to minimum wage workers

Congressman Alan Grayson urges for Florida low wage earners to unionize. In a roundtable discussion, the congressman spoke with 10 or so minimum-wage workers, last Saturday at Tampa Letter Carriers Hall. Alan Grayson ramps up...

Fight for 15 activists and elected officials discuss low wages of child care workers

Last night local elected officials and minimum wage advocates met at the Seminole Heights Library in Tampa for a dialogue on the poverty-level wages of childcare workers. The town hall meeting was held by the...

Listeners weigh in on Bernie Sanders speech in LA

On Midpoint, we continue to look at the candidates for the 2016 presidential campaign. This hour we listen to a speech made by Bernie Sanders to a crowd of 16,000 to 30,000 people at the...

Fast food workers protest in Tampa for minimum wage hike

Fast food workers protest in Tampa for minimum wage hike

Tampa fast-food workers will travel to Mcdonald’s HQ to protest working conditions

Tampa fast-food workers will travel to Mcdonald's HQ to protest working conditions

In Florida Secretary of Labor pushes paid family leave and increased minimum wage

In Florida Secretary of Labor pushes paid family leave and increased minimum wage

The Fairness Doctrine tackles the minimum wage debate

Fairness Doctrine tackles the minimum wage debate

food service advocacy group pushes for raising the federal minimum wage for tipped employees

food service advocacy group pushes for raise of $2.13 federal minimum wage for tipped employees

Local workers call for increase of minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Local workers call for increase of minimum wage to $15 an hour.

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