Friday, August 14, 2020

Tag: labor

How Trump is abandoning workers

As long as the Trump administration hobbles OSHA, more American workplaces will become disaster zones and deathtraps

Underfunding labor & delivery: A national disgrace that discriminates against women’s...

Is getting born any less of a right than the “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” set piece that buttresses our opening national gambit?

A bold new idea to boost wages

I’m talking about expanding something called the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC. And although it’s been around for decades, it can be the basis of a revolutionary change in the lives of millions of people.

The soaring cost of US child care, in 5 charts

This spike in costs has broad implications, including leading fewer families to have children.

The indignity of work without pay

“Dignity of work means hard work should pay off for everyone, no matter who you are or what kind of work you do. . . dignity of work is a value that unites us all.”

‘Historic day for American unions:’ Los Angeles teachers strike earns victory...

"This fight was won with union power AND community power."

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.

Marriott hotel strikers set a new industry standard

Their common demands focused on three areas – job security, workload, and wages and benefits – and the slogan, “One Job Should Be Enough.”

Jeff Bezos has enough! It’s time for a maximum wage.

A Q&A with author Sam Pizzigati.

How to hold corporations accountable

It’s time to demand that the economic system work for all of us.

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Donald the Dunce: He flunked Poli Sci 101

It’s hard to cheat when the whole world is watching...

House Dems bring forth new bill defending the USPS

“Millions of people rely on the Postal Service every day to communicate, to access critical medications, and to vote.”
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You can fight voter suppression–Here’s how

It’s easy to get angry or worried and throw your hands up, but there is something you can do right now.

Reactionaries in ragged retreat: A wingnut brew of bottom-dwellers

Trump politics are in shambles, whatever he and lackeys try boomerang, and why should anything change in the next five months?

Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”