Although Antonio Vanegas, an undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, has worked in food service at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. for three years, his immigration status only recently came under scrutiny. For the last several years, Antonio’s employer, Quick Pita, has been stealing his wages. They’ve used the standard tactics: paying […]Read more "Honor Antonio By Calling Your Representative Today"
In recent weeks, the story of Antonio Vanegas has gained national attention. Antonio, a 26-year-old undocumented food service worker, has suffered from wage theft for the last two years while working in the Ronald Reagan Building. His employer, Quick Pita, was paying him significantly less than the minimum wage and in cash — one way […]Read more "House Republicans Should Live Out Their Religious Values in Immigration Debate"
At the Apple store on Michigan Avenue Monday, not everyone was looking to buy the latest version of the iPhone. Employees and customers alike were taken by surprise when, during the lunch hour break, more than 60 members of Fair Economy Illinois began chanting slogans such as “Apple, Apple you’re no good, pay your taxes […]Read more "Activists Call Out A Bad Apple On Michigan Avenue"