Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tag: labor

$1 an hour to fight largest fire in CA history: Are...

According to some estimates, California avoids spending about $80-$100 million a year by using prison labor to fight its biggest environmental problem.

Wait, you’re sanctioning us?!

It's time for the world to blacklist Trump, his associates, and his businesses.

The roadblock to common sense pension reform

Vote for legislators who want to allow workers to save for retirement and against legislators who are shills for the financial sector.

Why wages are going nowhere

The combination of high corporate profits and growing corporate political power has created a vicious cycle.

Disneyland Resort becomes one of the highest minimum wages in country...

The minimum wage increase comes after four labor unions representing employees pressured Disneyland Resort for months.

Collective action is key to keeping labor strong

As long as workers band together, they can make concrete improvements in their working conditions.

How corporations plan to use Janus to turn workers against their...

A union buster may be coming to your door.

Unions have been down before, history shows how they can come...

It’s not the first time this has happened in U.S. history.

‘May Day’ militancy needed to create the economy we need

On this May Day, we reflect on the history of worker power and present lessons from our past to build power for the future.

What Does It Take to Survive Where You Live?

A new report concludes that current federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour doesn’t come close, anywhere in the United States.

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Veteran journalist Bill Moyers says he fears for the nation’s survival

“All th’s needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.”

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

The greatest scam in history: How the energy companies took us all

Think of it as the climate-change scam that beat science, big time.