Amazon has announced raise in minimum wage for all its employees, beginning November. The $15 hourly wage has been arrived at after a prolonged phase of international workers strikes as well as demands domestically by minimum wage activists.
If you’re going to have your Rosa Parks moment, make it count. Make sure you document, document, document the complaint, and all follow up to the boss, to the HR department. Whatever happens, put it in writing. Hold their feet to the fire. Stand up for yourself. The Rosa Parks moment, Circa 2018 in the workplace.
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HerCampus Interview with Jack Tuckner – What to Do If You’re Being Sexually Harassed At Work? The origins of #MeToo and #DontQuit movements.
Yes, the short answer is you can be fired from your private sector job for your political opinions. There is no first amendment right, there is no free speech in your private sector workplace. That’s to prevent the government from interfering with your ability to express yourself.