Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: Labor Day

New report outlines Trump’s actual work agenda: ‘Drop dead’

"Trump has betrayed America's workforce, sacrificing lives at the altar of industry profits."

Progressive Briefing for Monday, September 3

Labor Day: When workers are recognized as human, $30 trillion to the richest white Americans, Los Angeles educators vote to strike, and more.

Labor Day 2017: Working families move closer to paid parental leave

For the nation’s poor working parents, the absence of paid leave is only the visible top of an iceberg of workplace challenges.

A New Bill of Rights for Workers: 10 demands the labor...

It is time for unions to return to demanding workers’ rights without apology. 

Trump’s Labor Day

Tragically, Trump was right. Now all of us are paying the price.

A Message to Working People on Labor Day from a Former...

Change is slow, and at times seems hopeless. But change is inevitable. Do not wait for politicians to take the lead. We are the leaders.

This Labor Day, Let’s Look at Ways Green Energy Is Helping...

The fuel for solar and wind is free. At some point in the next 50 years, installation will be done or inexpensive, and the fuel will be gratis. The average worker will likely experience the equivalent of a 6% raise as a result.

Labor Day 2028

By 2028 will technology replace all work, leaving no one worried about making money? If John Maynard Keynes' prediction is right, we must learn how to redistribute the profits from these labor-saving inventions—and fast.

The Upsurge in Uncertain Work

In this “irregular” economy, the result is the same: no predictable earnings or hours. But could the majority of the American labor force become fungible, sought only for reliability and low cost?

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Trump’s contempt for working-class expressed in new expanded public charge rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

Inequality in the U.S. is stifling economic growth and could cost us as much...

Failure to close the gap, leaving the majority of wealth among the super-rich, will cost the economy anywhere from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion by 2028.

Red states cut worker pay by $1.5 billion

If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”