Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tag: workers rights

A Green New Deal for workers

"It puts forward the types of changes needed to give workers a fair deal in the United States."

Trump’s worst attacks on workers

So whose side is Trump really on?

Monopoly mayhem: Corporations win, workers lose

Big corporations have become so dominant that workers and consumers have fewer options and have to accept the wages and prices these giant corporations offer.

Bernie demands federal COVID-19 protections for airline employees

“We must put the safety of passengers and workers ahead of corporate profits.”

Americans have been bilked out of billions during the pandemic from...

Unless America addresses runaway income inequality and begins protecting the most vulnerable in society, the next pandemic will hit the nation even harder.

How COVID-19 showed America’s dependence on blue-collar workers

These workers are the lifeblood of the nation. They step up every day and keep America running—even during a pandemic.

Coronavirus prevention that works for working people

Now is the time to put the basic foundation in place that will make us all safer and more secure in good times, and more resilient when disaster strikes.

Philadelphia domestic workers win a new bill of rights

"I deserve to be respected at my workplace - which is others' home - and to receive the same rights and protections that other workers receive."

Striking UAW member: We’ll strike “as long as it takes” to...

Workers are seeking higher pay, protection of their healthcare benefits, greater job security and a commitment from GM to build more cars and parts in the United States.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.