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UVA Still Not Paying Living Wage -- UVA Students Still Not Eating


From MichaelMoore.com

'Why I'm Hunger Striking at UVA'

"... in our 'caring community,' hundreds of contract employees may make as little
as $7.25/hour ... I have experienced many periods of economic hardship in my
life. Growing up, I moved over 30 times – including various stays in homeless
shelters, the homes of family friends, and church basements. I know firsthand
what the economic struggle is like for many of these underpaid workers."
– Joseph Williams, third-year student at the University of Virginia
and player for Virginia Cavaliers football

Get the Facts
UVA would need to spend $4.2-5.8 million to pay all direct employees at least
$13/hour – or less than 0.25% of the university's $2.487 billion annual budget

'Same Thing, Different Century'
"I still view the University as a plantation ... the field workers aren’t going
to speak out." – Grace, former UVA employee

If Only the Woman Who Wrote This Were President of UVA
"Being paid a living wage for one's work is a necessary condition for
self-actualization." – Teresa A. Sullivan, The Social Organization of Work

UPDATES: @UVALivingWage | LivingWageAtUVA.org | Facebook

DO SOMETHING in Charlottesville, VA Friday:
Join the Living Wage Rally at 12:00 Noon
University of Virginia Rotunda, street side, University Avenue (MAP)

DO SOMETHING Anywhere:
Politely Tell the People Who Run UVA to Act Like Decent Human Beings
Their email addresses are publicly available right here

Sign the Living Wage Campaign Petition

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