Friday, August 12, 2022

Tag: worker rights

Union declares victory as Kellogg’s strike ends with pay raise, moratorium...

“From picket line to picket line, Kellogg’s union members stood strong and undeterred in this fight, inspiring generations of workers across the globe.”

Democratic legislators send scathing letter to Amazon inquiring about employee deaths

“Amazon has proven time and time again that it views workers as disposable means to achieving greater profits.”

‘Striketober’ in full swing as nearly 100,000 workers authorize work stoppages

“You might say workers have declared a national general strike until they get better pay and improved working conditions,” said former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

10 charts on the state of U.S. workers on the 2nd...

While workers are continuing to struggle under Covid, corporate lobbyists are converging on Capitol Hill to block proposed pro-labor reforms.

Labor rights advocates’ Fight for $15 has helped millions of workers

“The success of the movement for higher wages... only reaffirms how far out of step lawmakers in Congress are from their constituents, as they continue to refuse to raise the federal minimum wage.”

This 1916 experiment made workers wealthy

Robert Reich makes the case for bringing back the old practice of corporations sharing profits with their workers.

Worker power

Together, you can change the rules, and build a world where workers have real power.

Imagine a world where workers have power

Robert Reich breaks down the political choices that have systematically dismantled worker power over the past 40 years — and how we can build a world where workers have a real voice again.

Shoplifting is big news; stealing millions from workers is not

The shoplifting video is supposed to represent multiple examples of retail theft, but the wage theft settlement is also one example of a widespread issue.

Why the PRO Act is critical

The PRO Act alone won’t end economic inequality or return prosperity and opportunity to America’s working families. But passage of the PRO Act would help.

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Exploring the mindsets of typical, fanatical Trump supporters: part 3

This kind of subservient attitude and blind loyalty is unbelievable, beyond comprehension, it’s as if these Trumpsters may have been mind-conditioned.

While Cuba deals with blazing fire, the U.S. watches and waits

Withholding assistance at this critical time indicates to Cubans, Cuban Americans and the world that the Biden Administration is not really interested in the well-being of the Cuban people, despite statements to the contrary.

With God on our side?

“It's not the violence of the few that scares me, it's the silence of the many.”

Exploring the mindset of a typical hardcore Trump supporter

As I said these Americans are extremely angry and frustrated and want to see change so it seems like they are more than willing to support someone who is as angry as they are.

How employers are trying to thwart a wave of union drives

“Fear is a great motivator. That’s exactly how they operate.”