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Topic - Kshama Sawant
The practice of tipping – especially popular in the United States – has a new and formidable enemy. Inexplicable as it may seem, Big Labor has set its sights on the custom of tipping – an institution that has helped move millions of workers into the middle class.
Finding a paying job these days is hard enough. Certain liberals on the Left Coast are determined now to make it harder still, with a scheme to eliminate interns.
They've crowded into stuffy rallies at a Seattle union hall, protested in front of fast food restaurants, marched down city streets and implored city leaders to demand an immediate $15 an hour minimum wage hike for all employees.
A group seeking a $15 an hour minimum wage filed paperwork Monday for a voter measure that would amend the Seattle charter, a move aiming to increase pressure on Mayor Ed Murray and the City Council to pass an increase without exemptions or delays.
Seattle's first Socialist council member is now on record with a "radical" option for union employees in their standoff with Boeing: take over the factories.
Ms. Sawant, a member of a fringe political party called the Socialist Alternative, insists that the University of Washington terminate university-required, unpaid internships.
"We did it. Workers did this," said Kshama Sawant, a socialist who serves on the Seattle City Council that just voted in the new minimum-wage level, The Associated Press reported.