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Workers at the gourmet sandwich chain Jimmy John’s plan to picket today in south city over what they say is unfair treatment and poor pay. 

They plan to walk off their jobs at the Soulard location in the 16-hundred block of  South Broadway  later this morning. 

Workers say they will strike for a $15 per hour wage floor and to take a stand against unfair retaliation targeting workers who are sticking together to speak out for better jobs. 

Nationally, workers say during the past several months, managers required workers to publicly hold signs stating that they were incapable of making sandwiches fast enough or getting customers through the drive-thru quickly. 

Inspired by fast-food workers in New York City and Chicago who walked off their jobs last month.

Pulaski Financial files for equity offering

Wednesday, 08 May 2013 07:19 Published in Local News

Pulaski Financial Corp. has filed for an "at-the-market" equity offering that will allow it to sell up to $10 million of its common stock.

  The St Louis Business Journal reports the company plans to use the proceeds to contribute capital to its Pulaski Bank subsidiary, redeem outstanding shares of preferred stock, and to support  growth with new bank branches and investigate potential acquisitions

Armed robbers hold up south city gas station

Wednesday, 08 May 2013 07:05 Published in Local News

A south St. Louis city service station was robbed Wednesday morning. KSDK-TV reports the two men, one armed with a gun, got away with cash.

St. Louis Police report they were notified of the crime at the BP convenience store at Grand and Connecticut around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The clerk told police two men with dark clothes ordered the employee to hand over the cash before they fled the scene.

 

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