social justice http://kplu.org en Fast-food workers walk out during job, demand better pay http://kplu.org/post/fast-food-workers-walk-out-during-job-demand-better-pay <p></p><p>Workers at fast-food restaurants all over Seattle walked off the job Thursday and rallied outside, taking part in a national movement calling for better wages and the right to organize.</p><p>The workers walked out of Taco Bell in Ballard, Burger King in Lake City, Taco Del Mar in the U-District, and Arby’s in Georgetown. During the lunch hour on Broadway, dozens of workers and their supporters waved signs outside an empty Qdoba franchise, demanding a living wage of $15 per hour.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 00:19:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 8955 at http://kplu.org Fast-food workers walk out during job, demand better pay Seattle schools chief reinstates suspended curriculum on race http://kplu.org/post/seattle-schools-chief-reinstates-suspended-curriculum-race <p></p><p>Seattle Public Schools is <a href="http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=291501&amp;sessionid=5205e3c4ad83163bdfbb5ccad45a89e3">reinstating a high school curriculum </a>on race and social justice after suspending it over a student’s complaint, but the controversy is likely to continue.</p><p> Sat, 09 Mar 2013 00:29:48 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 7932 at http://kplu.org Seattle schools chief reinstates suspended curriculum on race