Monday, November 28, 2022

Tag: wage gap

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."

Why do corporate boards so overpay US CEOs?

Corporate boards simply play by market rules. If they don’t, they risk losing their executive talent.

Bernie Sanders takes on corporate power and wealth inequality during town...

"This is what a rigged economy looks like and it must end."

Sanders hosts ‘CEOs vs. Workers’ town hall to take on ‘extravagant’...

Join Bernie Sanders, along with workers from Amazon, Disney, McDonald’s, American Airlines and Walmart, for a town hall tonight at 7 p.m.

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Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just the start of...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against Sweden

"The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.