Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: workers rights

American workers are not happy

Americans clearly are working harder and longer and better. The solution is to change the system, which is stacked against workers.

‘Shame on Uber:’ Drivers on strike worldwide protesting ‘poverty wages’

"This is an act of solidarity with drivers across the country, and really across the world, who are suffering with poverty wages."

Workers around world mark May Day with marches and rallies demanding...

"A fighting workers' union is the answer" to workplace injustice.

Solidarity at the Stop & Shop

The workers of Stop & Shop only took to the picket lines after months of contract negotiations. They are mainly asking for their company not to cut their pensions or have increases their healthcare costs.

Shop stopped: Grocery store strike of 31K workers receives support from...

Stop & Shop will need to make a decision: either invest in people power or continue to lose money.

Sanders vows to ban ‘disastrous’ anti-labor ‘right-to-work’ laws

"We are in a blatant class war in the U.S. and we cannot win unless we as workers unite and unionize. Bernie knows this. And he will fight to make it happen."

Marriott hotel strikers set a new industry standard

Their common demands focused on three areas – job security, workload, and wages and benefits – and the slogan, “One Job Should Be Enough.”

Eight holiday gifts American workers need

Here are eight gifts that would convert workers’ blue, blue, blue, blue Christmases to white.

‘We are not robots’: Amazon workers across Europe walk out on...

Amazon CEO "Jeff Bezos is the richest bloke on the planet; he can afford to sort this out," says a U.K. union leader.

Unions can protect workers from deportation. This coalition of 3.5 million...

The Teamsters is one of the labor unions taking a stand to protect TPS holders with the message that immigrant rights are worker rights.

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Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."