En Español Know Your Rights
Source: Asia Pacific Forum
Subject: Workplace Justice
Type: Media Coverage

Poverty Wages at the Mall?

 

Elmhurst’s massive
Queens Center Mall is one of the busiest and most profitable malls in the
country, but most of the workers who staff its stores and restaurants earn no
more than $7.25—the federal minimum wage. Now a new campaign is out to change
that and bring living wages to the mall. With Jeff Eichler of the RWDSU—the
retail workers union–and Seema Sabnani of Queens-based South Asian Youth
Action.


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