Leo W. Gerard : The High Cost of Fighting for $15

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This is no plea for pity for corporate kingpins like Walmart and McDonald’s inundated by workers’ demands for living wages. Raises would, of course, cost these billion-dollar corporations something. More costly, though, is the price paid by minimum-wage workers who have not received a raise in six years.  Even more dear is what these workers…Continue Reading

Leo Gerard: Hoosier Hostility: Not the American Way

After Indiana Republicans passed a license to discriminate law, a restaurant calledMemories Pizza in the Hoosier town of Walkerton stepped up last week to make sure potential customers knew its religious rules: “No Shirt, No Shoes, No Certification of Heterosexuality, No Service.” Indiana GOP Gov. Mike Pence provided official sanction for such acts of oppression…Continue Reading