Friday, October 18, 2019

Tag: worker rights

To tackle ills of ‘unfettered capitalism,’ Sanders plan would give workers...

Taking aim at the vast inequities produced by America's business-dominated economic system, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday unveiled a far-reaching proposal that would roll...

Have researchers just hit an inequality trifecta?

At racetracks all across America, lucky bettors every so often rake in small fortunes when the horses they pick to finish one,...

In week three, GM strikers hold firm for making temps permanent

General Motors workers have been on the picket lines for 17 days now, and just picked up their first weekly strike pay of...

Miners fight to keep their pensions as the coal industry collapses

While the Trump administration is making moves, like replacing the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan rule that was created to regulate carbon...

CBO analysis shows $15 federal minimum wage would raise pay for...

A Congressional Budget Office analysis published Monday showed that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 would significantly increase pay...

The time has come for a global minimum wage

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is celebrating its 100th anniversary this June. In the wake of a devastating world war, its mission...

How keeping workers safe benefits employers

Companies are beginning to understand that creating safe working environments bring various benefits aside from protecting profits.

The man in the bathtub, December 1, 1940

The 1930s were a rough time for all who labored.... Or sought work.

Labor Day 2017: Working families move closer to paid parental leave

For the nation’s poor working parents, the absence of paid leave is only the visible top of an iceberg of workplace challenges.

A New Bill of Rights for Workers: 10 demands the labor...

It is time for unions to return to demanding workers’ rights without apology. 

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Sallie Mae’s Hawaii retreat while millions struggle to repay loans bolsters argument to ‘cancel...

Critics of the United States' student debt crisis took aim at loan corporation Sallie Mae on Friday after NBC News reported on a trip the company's executives...

Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson has a sad day in Albany

NationofChange brings the exclusive story, as we were at the "Pro-Life rally for the innocent in NY."

Bernie Sanders: From (potential) heartbreak to hope?

On October 1st, while taking questions from a crowd in Las Vegas, Senator Bernie Sanders did something unusual for those of us...

We found over 700 doctors who were paid more than a million dollars by...

Back in 2013, ProPublica detailed what seemed a stunning development in the pharmaceutical industry’s drive to win the prescription pads of the...

AOC endorses Bernie

The October Democratic debate was noteworthy because all of the candidates did a good job.  Some were, of course, better than others,...