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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Demonstrators hold a banner outside White Hall Classroom Building during a rally organized by United Campus Workers of Kentucky on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky.

‘It’s not okay.’ United Campus Workers campaign for student wage increase across UK

Alexis Baker, Reporter November 4, 2022

United Campus Workers (UCW) gathered on Oct. 27 to launch their campaign to increase UK student minimum wage to $15 an hour. According to their website, United Campus Workers of Kentucky is the “wall-to-wall...

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Fast food and fast money

Brooklyn Kelley September 29, 2021

Restaurants are desperate for workers during the pandemic, causing pay rates to be inflated for typically minimum wage jobs. Now, in some instances, more demanding positions pay close to the same amount...

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