Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Tag: worker rights

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.

Why workers Memorial Day is a national call to action

“The goal for every one of our team members is to ensure all of our brothers and sisters go home safely to their families each and every day.”

How corporations try to divide and exploit America’s workers

“These companies are not going to give you everything out of the goodness of their hearts. They start sweating when they see you standing together.”

Vote no on CA Prop 22: Reject this corporate power grab

Don’t let big corporations pay hundreds of millions to strip workers of the rights and protections they need.

The salt of the Earth

The only true solution, no NOT a revolution, is for ALL workers to belong to what the Industrial Workers of the World AKA Wobblies, called 'One Big Union'.

‘Disgusting,’ says Bernie Sanders of Amazon job post seeking anti-union psy-ops...

Observers at VICE said the ads show the retail tech giant sees “labor organizing as one of the biggest threats to its existence.”

From the sectoral to the local: Re-imagining labor and the left...

While the unintended economic disaster now unfolding throughout the world is unprecedented, the progressive left must heed the lessons of disasters like Katrina, Maria and wars of aggression in places like Iraq to be ready to confront the potentially life and death struggles ahead.

‘Slap in the face’: As Bezos wealth jumps $30 billion amid...

“It just shows how very little regard Amazon has for its overworked employees.”

GE workers demand company rehire laid-off workers to produce ventilators

“At a time when our country is depending on skilled workers to make essential products like ventilators, our members are left wondering why they are facing layoffs instead of having the opportunity to use their skills to help save lives.”

Amazon “profiting from this pandemic” as warehouse workers walk off job...

If Amazon doesn’t do more to protect workers, “they are not only profiting from this pandemic, but they’re helping to perpetuate it.”

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Restoring the manufacturing base in the U.S. is the key to our prosperity

“Build new supply chains. Buy American.”

Shrewd deceptions: Lying by omission

Understanding how misguided and arguably insane our military priorities and spending are.

Liberal media propaganda tells the world: America is first

. . . toward America First-ism in foreign policy.

Schumer backs Sanders’ proposal to include dental, hearing, and vision care in Medicare

“With the current Medicare platform, those three things are just left out, like it’s no big deal,” said the Democratic leader. “But it is a big deal and we should fix it.”