Working for Our Rights - Full Episode.mp4


As our economy changes, workers are finding new ways to build power for regular people. When a growing number of jobs today pay wages that barely allow survival, how are workers reimagining and reinvigorating a labor movement that can secure human rights for all? This episode of The Spark is a conversation between a day laborer, a taxi driver and a fast food worker, all of whom are organizing for rights in industries where there is limited or no protection against exploitative labor practices. They are also workers in the fastest growing sectors of industry yet these jobs are mostly low wage, informal and temporary. Crystal Lopez is a member of Fight for 15, Ron Blount is President of the Unified Taxi Worker's Alliance and Mamadou Kante is a member of the Philadelphia Worker's Association.

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