Experiments with truth: 12/22/10

    • Off-duty Jimmy Johns employees stood outside several locations omnMonday asking customers to sign “holiday cards” urging the franchise owners to agree to time-and-a-half pay for employees working Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, as well as on national holidays.
    • A multiracial group gathered in Charleston, South Carolina on Monday with electric candles and signs for an NAACP-sanctioned protest of a “Secession Ball,” commemorating the state’s decision to secede from the United States of America exactly 150 years ago.


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