Living Wage Campaigns, Part 2: Challenges Facing the Movement
Publisher: Against the Current, Michigan, USA
Date Written: 01/11/1998
Year Published: 1998
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12781
IN THE PREVIOUS article (see ATC 76), I discussed the basic concepts, advocates and goals behind living wage campaigns, as well as some of the movement's successes. These include a positive ideological effect on legislators and other organizations' agendas; the creation of strong and lasting coalitions; the development of new worker organizations; and the growth of existing worker organizations.