The Daily Read – October 13, 2011

By Erica Varlese

After 700 support staff employees were laid off in New York schools, students and co-workers are feeling their absence. 

The City Council is still debating raising minimum wage from $7.25 to $10, citing a potential loss of jobs as a consequence.

Chrysler has come to an agreement with the United Auto Workers, the last out of the three major car companies.

A member of Laborer’s Local 108 shares his thoughts on the Occupy Wall Street protests.

The AFL-CIO reminds readers that though the recession is “officially” over, most Americans have seen no changes.



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