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Racial Disparities In Wages Boil Down To One Thing: Discrimination
Business  (tags: wages, discrimination, business, money, society )

Cal
- 74 days ago - npr.org
Racial discrimination, it seems, is like the salt that's left in a pot after water boils away âEUR" much easier to identify in the absence of the other things.
There's a Lot to Celebrate This Labor Day: The Summer Has Been Filled With Victories for Workers
Business  (tags: workers, labor, wages, overtime, contractors, unions )

Freya
- 93 days ago - alternet.org
This Labor Day is a particularly great opportunity to remember the holiday's history as 2016 has featured some major victories for workers.
Women Are the Majority of Minimum Wage Workers in Every State Except 5
Business  (tags: workers, wages, income, sexism, minimum wage )

Freya
- 93 days ago - alternet.org
There exist no shortage of angles one could use to look at the gender wage gap, an issue that deservedly holds the attention of most people pushing for equality.
Blatant Illegal Job Misclassification Causes Stress and Pain
Business  (tags: independent contractors, gig economy, benefits, wages, economic injustice, jobs, income )

Freya
- 130 days ago - alternet.org
Are gig economy workers independent contractors or indentured servants?
Trump's Wealth Built on Stiffing Scores of Contractors, Businesses and Employees for Years, Report Finds
Business  (tags: Donald Trump, wages, income, workers, cheating, wage theft )

Freya
- 179 days ago - alternet.org
A major investigation by USA Today has revealed one of the sordid secrets to the profit making in Trump's business empire: don't pay your bills in full, whether from small businesses, contractors or even the lawyers you've hired to stonewall them.
Sorry, Conservatives: There's No Mention of Capitalism in Our Constitution
Business  (tags: capitalism, US law, Constitution, wages, income, economics )

Freya
- 194 days ago - alternet.org
The low-wage worker movement has underscored a serious lack of understanding of basic economics by most Americans.
The Gig Economy Is Ripping Out Floor Below Middle Class
Business  (tags: Uber, Lyft, AirBNB, gig economy, economic injustice, wages, income )

Freya
- 197 days ago - alternet.org
Gig economy profits are mostly going to wealthy executives.
Meet the Abusive "World's Largest Company You'Ve Never Heard Of"
Business  (tags: greed, worker abuse, unions, corporations, wages, income, benefits )

Freya
- 199 days ago - alternet.org
In 2014, after months of negotiating a new contract, Glencore suddenly tossed workers a take-it-or-leave-it offer that would drastically cut wages, increase healthcare costs, and eliminate pensions for new hires.
It's Time to Talk About Poultry Worker Welfare
Business  (tags: poultry, meat, employment, income, workers, wages, jobs, injustice, injuries, wage theft )

Freya
- 208 days ago - takepart.com
After years of focusing on the birds, we need to pay attention to people tasked with slaughtering them.
How A Giant Restaurant Conglomerate Teamed Up With Banks To Stiff Its Workers
Business  (tags: wages, income, greed, banks, cheating, injustice )

Freya
- 209 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The struggling corporate giant behind The Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, and other national restaurant chains is forcing tens of thousands of workers to effectively pay rent on their own money.
The Collapse of the Middle-Class Job
Business  (tags: employment, jobs, income, wages, middle class, working class, poverty )

Freya
- 212 days ago - nationofchange.org
Our middle-income jobs are disappearing. Evidence shows that living-wage, family-sustaining positions are quickly being replaced by lower-wage and less secure forms of employment.
A Simple Solution to Boost Workers Across the Planet
Business  (tags: workers, employment, jobs, wages, trade, corporations, manufacturing, income, human rights )

Freya
- 220 days ago - alternet.org
There's a progressive way to approach global trade that can help workers abroad and at home at the same time.
From Verizon to McDonald's, the Worker Strikes Back
Business  (tags: workers, wages, strikes, pay, income, benefits )

Freya
- 230 days ago - alternet.org
Recent workplace actions highlight two different strategies for worker gains, and the central challenges that they both bring to the labor movement.
Stand With Sen. Brown: Tell Congress to Fight Wage Theft
Business  (tags: wages, income, theft, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 257 days ago - act.credoaction.com
It's bad enough that businesses have kept wages flat for decades and the minimum wage isn't enough to keep people out of poverty. To make matters worse, employers across the country are actually stealing from workers and denying them the pay they earned.
Tell Your Legislators: Support One Fair Wage for All Workers
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wage, pay, income, workers, petitions )

Freya
- 259 days ago - act.rocunited.org
The separate, lower wage for tipped workers has been stuck at the federal level at $2.13/hour since 1991. We work hard to earn profits for our restaurants, so we deserve a fair paycheck for our labor, with tips on top of that.
 

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