Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tag: workers rights

Tornados can kill. So can Amazon’s business model.

Will we continue to tolerate corporate executive ‘risk taking’ that puts only workers at real risk?

How the Build Back Better bill would save workers’ lives

Congress is poised to pass a bill that would help revitalize OSHA and provide the resources needed to protect workers in a growing economy.

Rethinking work—and life

People are rethinking where their story is going and how they can take it in a better direction.

Amazon workers in Alabama get new shot at union after NLRB...

This comes as Amazon workers worldwide from Bangladesh to Germany campaigned on Black Friday for fairer working conditions under the banner, “Make Amazon Pay.”

Wealthy Americans get paid leave. Shouldn’t the rest?

The fight to guarantee paid sick time and family leave faces an uphill battle, but advocates aren’t giving up.

Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial...

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.

Why America’s health care workers are escalating their fight for fair...

“People are sick and tired, and they’ve had enough, and they’re ready to stand up and fight back.”

10,000 striking John Deere workers demand ‘equitable’ pay & benefits as...

Thousands of workers are on strike at John Deere after the United Auto Workers failed to reach an agreement with the company to improve wages.

Why your Chipotle burrito costs more

Instead of complaining about a so-called “labor shortage,” Republicans ought to be complaining about the shortage of jobs paying a living wage.

Workers matter and government works: Eight lessons from the pandemic

Here are some lessons we’ve learned from it.

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Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.
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NY cop pleads guilty to violating handcuffed man’s civil rights

If the Court accepts the plea agreement, Officer Matthew Felitto will receive a sentence of probation along with a $7,500 fine.

Earthquakes. Drought. Geysers. Permian oilfield water woes pile up in west Texas

At 8:00 a.m. Eastern on January 21, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook Culberson County in West Texas midway between Odessa and El...

Biden must take on Big Pharma over cancer drug that costs $189,000 per year

The United States government should be using its investments in medical research and innovation to benefit all Americans, not just the shareholders at a few corporations.