Thursday, July 25, 2024

Tag: wage inequality

Essential jobs and public school teachers in the US fail to...

Home health aides, retail salespersons, fast-food workers, and public school teachers are essential to the economy and society, yet their wages fall far short of the cost of living.

Corporations that pay their executives more than Uncle Sam

Tesla, Ford, Netflix, and T-Mobile are among scores of profitable U.S. firms that pay their top executives more than they pay in federal taxes.

200-to-1: Gap between CEOs and workers grew even wider in 2023,...

Despite inflationary pressures, CEO compensation in the S&P 500 soared nearly 13% in 2023, further widening the pay gap with average workers.

California’s $20 minimum wage for fast food workers goes into effect:...

Fast food workers at establishments with at least 60 locations nationwide will see their wages increase to $20 an hour, a substantial uplift from the federal minimum wage of $7.25.

The rent crisis: Half of US renters face unprecedented housing affordability...

The study reveals a staggering 50 percent of U.S. renters were dedicating more than 30 percent of their income to cover rent and utilities.

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.

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."

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With Vice President Kamala Harris now the presumptive Democratic nominee, Trump and his campaign face new challenges in the race to the 2024 election.

Mass arrests at Jewish-led protest in US House Building ahead of Netanyahu speech

Hundreds, including rabbis, detained while protesting U.S. support for Israel’s Gaza offensive and Netanyahu’s upcoming address to Congress.

Sanders urges Harris to champion working-class agenda amid 2024 campaign

As labor unions and advocacy groups rally around Vice President Harris, Senator Sanders emphasizes the need for a strong working-class focus in her 2024 campaign.

What’s worse than a devouring, criminal president? A deified, raging outlaw excited by violence

Trumpism is not a slippery slope but a mountain avalanche on steroids.

Biden-Harris administration’s bold plan to phase out single-use plastics across federal agencies

The Biden-Harris administration has announced significant commitments to eliminate single-use plastics from federal operations by 2035, with interim goals set for 2027, marking a crucial step in tackling the plastic pollution crisis.