Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Tag: wage gap

Busting the ‘paid what you’re worth’ myth

It is distorting our politics, rigging our markets, and granting unprecedented power to a handful of people while millions of Americans struggle to get by.

Median pay of top US CEOs jumped to record $22.3 million...

Analysis has shown companies have used inflation as an excuse to unnecessarily raise prices and have pocketed the increased profits.

Imagine a world where CEOs get paid $3 million a year

Being a well-paid CEO means something very different today than it did fifty years ago.

From France, an unexpected call for a ceiling on CEO pay

Our modern societies, top French politicos fear, just might ‘explode’ without one.

Analysis shows top US CEOs made 254 times more than median...

A higher minimum wage and unions can put corporate greed in check and raise wages throughout the labor market."

Wall Street bonuses soar by 20%, nearly 5 times the increase...

Due to Washington inaction, millions of essential workers continue to earn poverty wages, while the reckless bonus culture is alive and well on Wall Street.

Top CEOs made nearly 300 times more than the median employee...

“Working people bore the brunt of COVID-19 and its impact on the U.S. economy.”

Raising the minimum wage is a health issue, too

Study after study has linked higher income to better health.

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.

House unveils Paycheck Fairness Act to address unfair pay gaps in...

"Because it is time that we pay people what they are worth and not how little they are desperate enough to accept."

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‘Contrition fantasy’ – the impossible quest from shameless, conscienceless lowlifes 

Every judge who fails to enforce authority and ignore transparent, cynical evasions becomes an enabler of the scofflaw.

Macy’s employees stunned by mass layoffs as company rewards Wall Street

In a dramatic restructuring, Macy's announces store closures and layoffs, spotlighting the tension between shareholder gains and workforce stability in America's evolving retail landscape.

Rising child fatalities in Gaza amid starvation and medical shortages

Amidst the rubble of conflict, Gaza's youngest bear the brunt of an escalating humanitarian crisis, with malnutrition and lack of medical aid claiming innocent lives.

Trinidad and Tobago faces historic environmental crisis with massive oil spill

The spill, emanating from a ship named Gulfstream, has wreaked havoc on over 25 miles of pristine coastline, endangering the coral reefs, Atlantic beaches, and the livelihoods dependent on these natural resources.

Biden’s EPA accused of yielding to industry over gas-fired power plants

The Biden administration faces criticism for delaying crucial regulations on gas-fired power plants, raising concerns about the commitment to environmental promises.