Monday, January 27, 2020

Tag: labor

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

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

Unpaid: Inside the ‘lawless jungle’ of worker exploitation after Hurricane Harvey

The amount of money not paid to workers after Hurricane Harvey is unknown.

National prison strike begins: Prisoners in 17 states demand end to...

Prisoners in at least 17 states are expected to participate in the coordinated sit-ins, hunger strikes, work stoppages and commissary boycotts from today until Sept. 9.

$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.

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Bernie Sanders leads the way in Iowa caucuses with young voter support, according to...

The poll, which was conducted Jan. 20-23 and surveyed 584 voters, shows Sanders' support comes from the likes of young voters in Iowa.

IRS grabs the money

The IRS never was user friendly; the trouble is, it’s getting worse.

NYPD officer and fiancée charged with murdering his autistic son

Valva was suspended without pay pending the investigation. He has served as an officer in the NYPD since 2005.

The fate of the Earth

Climate change, after all, looks to be nature’s slo-mo version of nuclear war.

‘The only one I didn’t want her to pick’: In secret recording, Trump admits...

"Had she picked Bernie Sanders it would've been tougher. He's the only one I didn't want her to pick."