Friday, February 23, 2024

Tag: worker rights

Several Prisons Now Involved in Largest Strike in U.S. History

Despite the vastness of the strike, the mainstream media refuses to cover it.

Latest Senate Food Workers Victory Highlights Perils of Privatization

“Good Jobs Nation is calling next president to adopt a ‘Model Employer’ policy of contracting with employers that pay good wages and recognize workers’ right to form a union.”

More Chobani Capitalism, Please

Take it from the Tweezerman: Turning employees into owners is great for business.

Victory for Walmart Employees: $224 Million Awarded for Stolen Lunch Breaks

Walmart faces another lawsuit loss, awarding $224 million to employees that were forced to work through lunch breaks.

Thousands of Verizon Workers Go on Strike

Thousands of Verizon employees will take to the streets demanding the company run more fairly.

Bernie Sanders Stands Up For Impoverished Senate Cafeteria Workers

The full-time cafeteria and catering employees at the U.S. Senate are unable to afford to live in the city they work in and management is intimidating these workers not to organize and fight for better pay. That is until Bernie Sanders and 33 other Democrats came along…

BNSF Engineer Who Manned Exploding North Dakota ‘Bomb Train’ Sues Former...

A former BNSF employee is suing his former employer because he has gone through, and continues to go through, severe and permanent injuries and damages after the company's oil-by-rail train exploded while he was on the job.

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Chaco Canyon’s future: a pledge for environmental justice and tribal rights

Amid environmental concerns and cultural significance, the Honoring Chaco Initiative aims to transform the Greater Chaco Landscape, but real progress remains in limbo.

Diet’s hidden dangers: Unveiling PFAS in everyday foods

A groundbreaking study reveals how processed meats, teas, and restaurant meals could be stealthily elevating PFAS levels in our bodies, shedding light on the unseen chemical consequences of our dietary choices.

Biden administration’s strict anti-migrant policies spark outcry

"Within a badly broken immigration system, the humanitarian assistance provided by Annunciation House is one of the few things that works well. We in El Paso stand with the faith leaders and volunteers who lead this work and make us proud to call this border community our home."

Capital One announces plan to buy Discover

Capital One announced a definitive agreement under which the company will acquire Discover in an all-stock transaction valued at $35.3 billion.

Supreme Court weighs EPA’s smog plan in historic environmental case

In a pivotal hearing, the Supreme Court deliberates on the EPA's cross-state smog control strategy, with far-reaching implications for public health and air quality nationwide."