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When Temp Workers Die While Being Taken to the Job, Who's Responsible?
Business  (tags: workers, employment, employees, temps, temporaries, contractors, safety, transportation )

- 1 day ago -
In treating workers as replaceable units of labor, the temp industry can overlook workers' most basic human needs.
Tell Walmart to Reinstate Man Fired for Recycling
Business  (tags: Wal-Mart, recycling, employees, workers, firing, injustice, petitions )

- 9 days ago -
A man was allegedly fired for recycling the cans and bottles he found while cleaning up his workplace for a few dollars. In addition to collecting carriages from the parking lot, Smith would pick up trash during his shift in an effort to keep...
L.A. Times: Nation's Growing Pay Gap Is No Disney Fairy Tale
Business  (tags: wage gap, income inequality, social justice, u.s. economy, employees, employers, minimum wage, business ethics )

- 96 days ago -
A reader had a suggestion for columnist Steve Lopez on the subject of growing income inequality: Check out what Walt Disney was paid, relative to regular employees when he ran the mouse empire. And then take a look at how the current Disney boss is paid.
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wages, income, workers, employees, pay )

- 127 days ago -
"When wages go up, employment goes down." This so-called theory is presented by industry and the economists we employ, as if it is an immutable law of physics describing the real world. The focus of my testimony this morning is to show that it is not.
One-Time Bonuses and Perks Muscle Out Pay Raises for Workers
Business  (tags: employees, wages, greed, income )

- 188 days ago -
Yacht-size bonuses for Wall Street big shots and employee-of-the-month plaques for supermarket standouts are nothing new, but companies' continued efforts to keep costs down have pushed employers to increasingly turn to one-off bonuses and non-monetary
Target's Severance Deal a Unique Win for Employees.
Business  (tags: target, severance deal, unique, employees, law, business, corporate, economy, ethics, finance, humans, money, politics, society, usa )

- 295 days ago -
The employee fund set up to pay severance to 17,600 Canadian Target workers is unique, and even if it doesnâEUR(TM)t set a new precedent, itâEUR(TM)s a step in the right direction, according to leading labour lawyer Susan Philpott.
Thick Presence: Taking Collaboration One Step Further | Psychology Today
Business  (tags: collaboration, business model, office, employees, cubicles, open floor plans, alternatives, flexible schedules )

- 343 days ago -
A growing number of companies are surrendering their traditional office set-ups, which have long included individual offices and cubicles farms, in favor of open floor plans, alternative workspaces, and flexible hours.
As Bad As You Think It Is, It's Worse: Wage Theft Comes to America
Business  (tags: wages, wage theft, greed, economic inequality, minimum wage, workers, employees, income )

- 385 days ago -
In Denmark fast food workers make $20 an hour plus benefits, and the corporations who employ them are still profitable. Why there and not here? The answer is simple and painful -- wage theft. In America corporations are systematically stealing our wages.
Fight for $15 An Hour Home Care
Business  (tags: petitions, minimum wage, health care, workers, employees, home care )

- 432 days ago -
Home care workers all across the country struggle to make basic ends meet while doing some of the most important work there is: caring for the most vulnerable members of our community. That's why we're fighting for a living wage of $15 an hour for home
Amazon-- a Worse Employer Than Walmart?
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, Amazon, jobs, employees, employers, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, marketing, lies, money, politics, labor, law, investments, investors, wal-mart, usa )

- 640 days ago -
And right behind Walmart is Home Depot, Lowe's, Target, etc..Be careful where you spend your money as it tells how you view those company practices.Amazon has put a lot of smaller business out of business and cost thousands of jobs
Fast-Food Jobs Give Few Options For Career Advancement: Study
Business  (tags: McDonald's, fast food chains, lies, ethics, labor, employees, management, corporate, economy, business, society, money, dishonesty, americans, corruption )

- 858 days ago -
According to a new study by the National Employment Law Project, the opportunity in the fast-food industry for a burger flipper or cashier to rise up the corporate ladder remains exceptionally rare.
The Worst Companies To Work For In The U.S.: 24/7 Wall St. (TEXT and VIDEO)
Business  (tags: business, corporate, employees, labor, society, money, consumers, economy )

- 860 days ago -
For the second year in a row, 24/7 Wall St. has identified America's worst companies to work for. While company management can improve employee satisfaction, most of the companies on our list continue to make workers miserable.
Get a Clue, McDonald's: The Other Insult No One's Talking About
Business  (tags: corporate, business, McDonald's, employees, working poor, society, money, ethics, economy, finance, americans )

- 863 days ago -
The unstated assumption behind the McDonald's budget is that the working poor must be educated about financial planning. And that assumption is in turn a belief that is deeply embedded among America's cultural elites -
Stand With Hostess Workers Against Corporate Greed*****SIGN PETITION
Business  (tags: hostess, employees, americans, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, labor, money, abuse )

- 1106 days ago -
Hostess workers are being scapegoated because they are standing up to corporate greed.Hostess' executives are now blaming workers for poor decisions they made that drove Hostess into the ground.a classic Wall Street tactic--blame the little guy PLZ SIGN
Tell Apple: It's Time to Make the IPhone Ethically****SIGN PETITION
Business  (tags: apple, iphone, employees, abuse, business, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, labor, lies, law, money, news )

- 1107 days ago -
all the reports of increasing wages and reducing working hours are deceptive. Theyre producing the iPhone 5.The 87 workers have to assemble 3,000 per day, & after the new iPhone goes public workers need to assemble 6,500 They work 10hrs a day PLZ SIGN

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