Saturday, March 25, 2023

Tag: workers rights

GOP marks international labor day by pushing death of mandatory overtime

Meanwhile Democratic lawmakers participated in demonstrations on Monday–to protest President Trump’s policies toward immigrant workers.

May Day, workers, refugees and the cracks in the left

“Say it loud, say it clear, immigrants are welcome here.”

One month to build massive actions

Let’s use our time well to organize and mobilize a protest that demonstrates our unified call for economic, racial and environmental justice.

National (in)security

What a Trump presidency really means for Americans at the edge.

May Day mass action will be a historic ‘strike from below’

“We need to show this administration, Congress and large corporate interests that our human and economic worth is more powerful than their agenda of hate and greed.”

Guilty of grand theft overtime

A new ruling denies overtime protection to millions of workers.

Fight For $15 Update: When Truman Doubled Minimum Wage

Economists and analysts tell Bloomberg News that wage increases in service and retail sectors are helping retailers by putting “more money in the pockets of some of their biggest customers: their own employees.”

Workers In This State Will Soon Be Guaranteed A Paid Day...

Five states in the country will now guarantee paid sick leave for their workers.

Why the Sharing Economy Is Harming Workers – And What Must...

In a sharing economy all economic risk is shifted onto workers. Uncertainty is hard on everyone - it's time to shift to a more secure economy.

The Morality of a $15 Minimum

A national movement is growing for a $15 an hour minimum wage rase—workers at fast-food and big-box retail establishments are striking for a raise. So when will corporate America start moving toward this goal?

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Is Trump so desperate he’d risk getting shot to regain the White House? Without...

How can Trump end up looking like the dumbest, lyingest punk operative who ever escaped from the sneaky Naked City?

Fifth annual assessment of air pollution ranks cities, nations and regions around the world

The study confirmed that only six countries met the World Health Organization’s (WHO) updated safe levels of the deadly air pollutant, particulate matter (PM) 2.5.

Cancer patients challenge Biden admin’s refusal to lower price of lifesaving drug

“This is a drug that was invented with taxpayer dollars by scientists at UCLA and can be purchased in Canada for one-fifth the U.S. price."

What red state vs. blue state looks like to an ant

Signs of decline and decay are all around us, behind the glitter and the glitz. 

Biden administration unveils nation’s first Ocean Climate Action Plan

“This Ocean Climate Action Plan is the first comprehensive approach that the U.S. has taken to leveraging the power of the ocean in the fight against climate change.”