Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Tag: wage inequality

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

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

The rise of the centibillionaires!

If you think wealth and power are too concentrated in the hands of a privileged few now, just imagine what a few more years of trickle-down nonsense will bring.

‘Please help us’: Essential, low-wage workers share why they need reconciliation...

"We are literally starving. It's time for Congress to act."

The eviction crisis is a race and gender wage gap issue

There is a direct correlation between this racial, gendered wage gap and evictions.

There’s no ‘labor shortage.’ there’s a wage shortage.

Congress ought to be listening to actual workers explain why they’re not rushing back to the jobs being offered by restaurant chains and such.

Sanders ‘confident’ $15 minimum wage possible through Senate reconciliation

"I'm confident that the parliamentarian will advise next week that we can raise the minimum wage through the reconciliation process."

6 simple reasons we should raise the minimum wage right now

The federal minimum wage—just $7.25 an hour—hasn’t been increased in more than a decade.

Victory for workers: Connecticut passes legislation raising state’s minimum wage to...

Connecticut now joins New Jersey, Illinois and Maryland by passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023.

Paycheck Fairness Act passes in the House

Seven Republicans voted with Democrats to close the wage gap and amend the Equal Pay Act and Fair Labor Standards Act.

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.

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4 ways the media does a disservice to sexual assault survivors

People who work in the media have a tremendous responsibility to report the facts without letting unnecessary information taint them.

Anaheim mayor resigns amid FBI corruption investigation

“I hope that the people of Anaheim and our media continue to pursue the question of whether Harry Sidhu was acting alone."

Oil giant consultant resigns, citing operations beyond ‘limits of our planetary systems’

"I can no longer work for a company that ignores all the alarms and dismisses the risks of climate change and ecological collapse."

Lift the Supreme Court’s veil of secrecy

These nine individuals make decisions that affect every American. Why should they get to do it secretly?

FDA denies petitions to ban phthlates in food packaging

"It’s outrageous that FDA decided chemicals banned from children’s toys should remain in the food we eat. Families deserve better from FDA.”