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.
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?