|A Good Jobs Nation strike last year in Washington, D.C.|
No one keeps more women in poverty than the federal government. Seven in 10 of the low-wage jobs created by the federal government through contracts, loans and leases are filled by women.
Funny, we were just pointing out that McKesson, which has a $32 billion Veterans Administration contract despite ripping off Medicaid, also broke labor law when it suspended a worker for four days without pay for mimicking the CEO. John Hammergren is the McKesson CEO with the $159 million pension.
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Scores of Washington, D.C., federal contract workers walked off the job and stormed the city's main rail station today to voice their anger over their poverty wages. The rally at Union Station is the third one-day strike in three weeks by workers demanding the government require its contractors to pay employees fairly.