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The "Middle Class" Myth: Here's Why Wages Are Really So Low Today
Business  (tags: wages, poverty, middle class, unions )

- 647 days ago -
Want to understand the failures of the "free market" and the key to getting a decent wage? Here's the real story.
Debunking Wal-Mart's Latest Lie: Unions Paid $50 to Anyone Who Protested
Business  (tags: : Wal-Mart, Unions, Labor, nlrb, law, Crime, retaliation, Media )

- 682 days ago -
The retail giant blatantly distorts a government memo and an LA Times article to smear today's protests
Scalia's Chance to Smash Unions: The Huge Under-the-Radar Case
Business  (tags: Supreme Court, Unions, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts, The Labor Movement, Benjamin Sachs, UNITE HERE, SEIU, Fast food, deals, Business News, News, Politics News )

- 698 days ago -
A Supreme Court case being argued Wednesday could take away a tactic that's kept unions alive
Bring Those Jobs Home - This Company Did! - Video
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, economy, Entrepreneurs, labor, marketing, money, society, Unions )

- 745 days ago -
Corporate America, You've Officially Been Schooled - In this novel approach, jobs are actually brought back from China, and everybody works together to build a better company here in the United States, while making a good living at the same time.
Canada: Billions in Profit, Cuts for Local Workers, Scab-Brewed Beer for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians! ACTION
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, money, labor, Canada, unions, Labatt, breweries, Anheuser- Busch )

- 802 days ago -
The war to set global labour standards in the brewing industry is being fought in the Canadian city of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. On one side, the Canadian division of the world's largest (and very profitable) brewing corporation, Anheuser-
Mushroom Clouds Over Texas, 500 Deaths in Bangladesh -- THAT'S Why We Need Unions
Business  (tags: business, corporate, economy, money, Unions )

- 891 days ago -
News reports tell us that more than 500 people have now died and more than 2,500 were injured in Savar, Bangladesh, while the toll in West, Texas stands at 15 dead and over 200 injured. Behind these two disasters is a common thread of greed
The Biggest Union/Labor News of 2012 in the United States.
Business  (tags: Unions, Labor, United States, International, Union Leadership, Compassion, Caring, business, Walmart )

- 1008 days ago -
US unions/labor made big national and international news in 2012. Was it triumphant or a bruising year? A mixed bag. A growing global compassion shown in Union actions is becoming more and more evident.
Hot and Crusty Bakery Workers Seal the Deal on Unionization
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corruption, dishonesty, economy, ethics, finance, investments, labor, marketing, money, politics, society, Unions )

- 1044 days ago -
The agreement, which the union's lawyer Eugene Eisner calls "unheard-of for low-wage, foreign-born workers in the restaurant industry," was officially announced on October 26. It includes wage increases, paid vacation and sick days, grievance and-->
Walmart Strikes Extend to 12 Cities, Black Friday Actions Planned - TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: unions, labor, wages, strikes, retailers, Walmart, OUR Walmart, Black Friday )

- 1096 days ago -
Wildcat strikes by non-union Walmart associates are approaching a critical mass. Now, OUR Walmart, the organization putting together the strikes and protests, have put out a threat for planned actions around the most important retail day of the year...
Walmart Workers Strike at Multiple Stores
Business  (tags: unions, labor, strikes, Walmart )

- 1102 days ago -
Walmart warehouse operators and workers have gone on strike at various locations around the US, picketing the most notorious, largest anti-union employer in the country over poor working conditions and persistent retaliation for questioning some policies.
Union Backlash Hurts All American Workers
Business  (tags: unions, decline in union membership, anti-union rhetoric, goodbye living wage, divide and conquer workers, globalization )

- 1110 days ago -
It's hard to miss the anti-union sentiment that has been growing in recent years. States such as Wisconsin and Ohio have attempted to crack down on collective bargaining and politicians have leaned on anti-union rhetoric during the election season.
Verizon Workers, Management Dig in for Decisive Labor Battle
Business  (tags: Verizon Strike, CWA, Unions, Outsourcing, Record Profits, Wisconsin, Corporate Greed, Third World USA, ALEC Business Model, Bootstraps, Social Darwinism )

- 1515 days ago -
"There's tremendous anger in the country about all this corporate greed," CWA spokesman Bob Master said. "This could be the private sector's battle of Wisconsin." Key: "Elimination of all job security provisions and restrictions on outsourcing."
Can You Hear Us Now? 45,000 East Coast Verizon Workers Strike
Business  (tags: Verizon Strike, Wisconsin, Bargaining Rights, Unions, Tea Party, ALEC, Ayn Rand, Bootstraps, Bailouts, Shared Sacrifice, Social Darwinism, Corporate Kingdoms, Elite, Meek Shall Inherit, Beatitudes )

- 1526 days ago -
Forty-five thousand Verizon Communications Inc. workers from Massachusetts to Washington, D.C., went on strike Sunday after negotiations fizzled over a new labor contract for more than a fifth of the company's work force.
Actually, "the Rich" Don't "Create Jobs," We Do
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, foreclosures, government, investments, law, labor marketing, politics, society, unions )

- 1612 days ago -
Perhaps the most vivid description of what happens to a society where the parasites become so numerous and powerful that they destroy their productive hosts is Ayn Rand's classic novel "Atlas Shrugged." ...
Mine Disasters, Oil Rig Explosions: 100 Years After Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, Risk to Workers Climbs
Business  (tags: labor, corporate social responsibility, worker safety, unions )

- 1662 days ago -
As fire engulfed the factory floor, the seamstresses and workers of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in Manhattan threw themselves out of the 9th-floor windows, diving to their deaths. The stairwell doors had been locked by the factory boss, who said he fe

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