Saturday, October 19, 2019

Tag: labor force

‘Becoming a green, sustainable society:’ Shorter work weeks is one of...

"This new paper from Autonomy is a thought experiment that should give policymakers, activists and campaigners more ballast to make the case that a Green New Deal is absolutely necessary."

Again, the US is a no-vacation nation

Nearly 1-in-4 Americans receive no paid vacation or holidays.

American workers are not happy

Americans clearly are working harder and longer and better. The solution is to change the system, which is stacked against workers.

Public workers’ trump card

The larger story is that public workers who lack any formal power to strike – but have the informal power not to work – are becoming a new force in American politics and labor relations.

Federal employees’ union sues Trump administration as 420,000 work without pay...

The American Federation of Government Employees, or AFGE, says it’s illegal for federal workers to be forced to work without pay.

Why domestic workers are fighting like hell to stop Brett Kavanaugh

“Every day, I hear stories of working women just like me, stories full of pain, fear, silence and same.”

Americans work too much already

The Save American Workers Act would do nothing of the sort, but it would force many employees to log more hours.

The Morality of a $15 Minimum

A national movement is growing for a $15 an hour minimum wage rase—workers at fast-food and big-box retail establishments are striking for a raise. So when will corporate America start moving toward this goal?

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Sallie Mae’s Hawaii retreat while millions struggle to repay loans bolsters argument to ‘cancel...

Critics of the United States' student debt crisis took aim at loan corporation Sallie Mae on Friday after NBC News reported on a trip the company's executives...

Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson has a sad day in Albany

NationofChange brings the exclusive story, as we were at the "Pro-Life rally for the innocent in NY."

Bernie Sanders: From (potential) heartbreak to hope?

On October 1st, while taking questions from a crowd in Las Vegas, Senator Bernie Sanders did something unusual for those of us...

We found over 700 doctors who were paid more than a million dollars by...

Back in 2013, ProPublica detailed what seemed a stunning development in the pharmaceutical industry’s drive to win the prescription pads of the...
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“Meltdown”: Trump defends Syria withdrawal as house votes 354 to 60 to condemn his...

As the displacement of 300,000 civilians over Turkey’s assault on Kurdish-controlled areas continues in northern Syria, the House of Representatives voted Wednesday...