Friday, December 6, 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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Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

Los Angeles school board commits to renewable energy after months of grassroots campaigning

"This 100% Clean Energy school district commitment demonstrates what can happen when students, parents, teachers and school district leaders work to move the needle on climate."
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The 10 steps to impeach a president

This isn’t to say Trump couldn’t or won’t be impeached. Only that it’s a long and drawn-out process.