Fair Pay http://wyso.org en Demonstration For Minimum Wage Comes To Dayton http://wyso.org/post/demonstration-minimum-wage-comes-dayton <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Protests demanding a raise in the minimum wage have been spreading across the country, and the movement made its way to Dayton for the first time. On Thursday, union-backed groups reported events in over 100 cities; some involved worker walk-outs, but many were protests or demonstrations in front of fast food and retail outlets.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:42:13 +0000 Lewis Wallace 42985 at http://wyso.org Demonstration For Minimum Wage Comes To Dayton Walmart Workers Stage One-Day Strike http://wyso.org/post/walmart-workers-stage-one-day-strike <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Workers at a Walmart store in Dayton staged a one-day strike Monday to protest what they say are violations of their rights. Some employees of the company are accusing the retail giant of retaliating against them for speaking out about wages and hours.</span></p><p>Labor groups and city and state legislators joined Walmart employees in a crowd of about&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">70 outside the York Commons Shopping Center in Dayton.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Scott Stringer has been a Walmart employee for five years.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 01:21:03 +0000 Jerry Kenney 42263 at http://wyso.org Walmart Workers Stage One-Day Strike Democrats Introduce Bill To Require Equal Pay For Women In Ohio http://wyso.org/post/democrats-introduce-bill-require-equal-pay-women-ohio <p>Some Democrats at the Ohio Statehouse have introduced a bill that would require women and men earn equal salaries for equal work. Democratic State Representative Sandra Williams says it’s long overdue when you consider women are the heads of households in many Ohio families.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 11:35:00 +0000 Jo Ingles (Ohio Public Radio) 40932 at http://wyso.org