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Stand With Sen. Brown: Tell Congress to Fight Wage Theft
Business  (tags: wages, income, theft, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 544 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
- 546 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.
5 Problems With the Gig Economy
Business  (tags: Uber, gigs, employment, jobs, income, workers' rights, wages, laws, legality )

Freya
- 643 days ago - listosaur.com
Looking for an alternative to a traditional 9-to-5 job? Thanks to smartphone culture, there are now apps that allow users to perform on-demand tasks such as the delivery of items, grocery shopping and more. With the success of Uber, there's...
Almost Half of America's Workers Make Less Than $15 An Hour
Business  (tags: wages, income, workers, economy )

Freya
- 676 days ago - alternet.org
New research shows much more than wage hikes are needed to build sustainable jobs for low-wage workers.
BILLIONAIRE NICK HANAUER MAKES THE DEFINITIVE CASE FOR A LIVING WAGE
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wages, income, workers, employees, pay )

Freya
- 787 days ago - ifyouonlynews.com
"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 )

Freya
- 848 days ago - nytimes.com
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
Workers Say While They Were Serving The Rich Their Employer Was Robbing Them Blind
Business  (tags: wage theft, lawsuits, workers, wages, income, economic injustice )

Freya
- 913 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The people who make fancy snacks for first-class passengers flying through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are getting robbed by their bosses, according to a new class-action lawsuit in California.
Raise the Minimum Wage for Servers!
Business  (tags: wages, servers, minimum wage, income, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 971 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 1991, the minimum wage for servers was $2.13 an hour. Fourteen years later, it is still at that level. Servers have to pay taxes on their pitiful earnings, so often their only real income is from tips.
Unsteady Incomes Keep Millions Behind on Bills - NYTimes.Com
Business  (tags: labor, income, business, work, working poor, hours, schedules, money, families, economy )

Kathryn
- 1018 days ago - nytimes.com
ALEXANDRIA, Ky. -- The bills arrive as regularly as a heartbeat at the Vories's cozy bi-level brick house just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati. It's the paychecks that are irregular.
Help Rein in Runaway Wall Street Pay
Business  (tags: corporations, CEOs, pay, income, petitions )

Freya
- 1038 days ago - action.civilrights.org
In the runup to the financial crisis, Wall Street bosses were lavishly rewarded for the reckless bets that pushed our economy off a cliff. The Dodd-Frank banking reform law that passed in 2010 was supposed to fix this -- but the critical regulations still
We Are the Most Unequal Society in the Developed World
Business  (tags: economic injustice, wage gap, employment, CEOs, inequality, income )

Freya
- 1043 days ago - alternet.org
Americans are virtually blind to the growing gap between CEO pay and the pay of the average worker. As the chart below shows that gap has increased dramatically. In 1965, for every dollar earned by the average worker, CEOs earned $20. By 2012, that gap...
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 )

Freya
- 1045 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
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.
The Sneaky Ways Employers Are Stealing Our Wages
Business  (tags: wage theft, employment, income, cheating, injustice )

Freya
- 1051 days ago - alternet.org
In Denmark, fast food workers make $20 an hour plus benefits, and the corporations that 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.

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