Scabby the inflatable rat is a fixture at Muji on the Bowery
In addition to lower wages, grievances also include little too “no safety regulation on job sites” and “no insurance for laborers,” which was listed on a flyer taped to the belly of Scabby who sat poised in the bed of pickup truck parked on the street in front of Muji.
Long hours, little pay for city’s taxi drivers
Two taxi drivers committed suicide over the struggle.
Postal Service union protests outsources of jobs
protesters were concerned about the loss of existing Postal Service jobs – and along with them, the training, higher wages, and health care benefits they offered.