Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Tag: labor laws

Why child labor in America is skyrocketing

The answer is frighteningly simple: greed.

Lessons on workplace activism from winning campaigns at Google

Forcing a company with Google’s market capitalization and branding power to change its policies is a massive achievement with important lessons to offer.

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.

Sanders and colleagues introduce Workplace Democracy Act to end corporate bullying...

The introduction of this act will strengthen the middle class by restoring workers' rights to bargain for better wages, benefits and working conditions.

Monsanto’s in trouble again: Mega corp faces class action suit over...

Legal aid lawyers and experts say cases they see are a small sample of all the violations that occur.

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Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Senators unveil landmark bill to ban junk food ads aimed at kids amid rising...

Senators Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Peter Welch propose the Childhood Diabetes Reduction Act, targeting junk food advertisements to combat the escalating diabetes and obesity epidemic among children.