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Corporate Media Really Has It Out for the Idea of Paying People a Decent Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: wages, pay, income, workers, lies, falsehoods, minimum wage )

Freya
- 55 days ago - alternet.org
Despite abundant empirical evidence that raising the minimum wage doesn't lead to job loss, the idea that it does is an article of faith among right-wing economists, and all too often the media report their theological musings as fact.
This Is What the Brutal Consequences of Trump's Proposed Budget Slash for the Labor Dept. Would Look Like
Business  (tags: workers, employment, assistance, wages, jobs, labor, budget cuts )

Freya
- 63 days ago - alternet.org
The Trump administration's "budget blueprint" would devastate worker safety, job training programs and legal services essential to low-income workers.
One of the Worst Trends in Red-State Politics Is Coming to a Blue State Near You
Business  (tags: labor, workers, employees, unions, wages, bargaining, laws )

Freya
- 71 days ago - alternet.org
The more states approve so-called right-to-work laws, the worse conditions will become for U.S. workers.
Picturehouse Cinemas: Pay Your Staff a Living Wage
Business  (tags: world, U.K, Britain, Picturehouse Cinemas, BECTU, Prospect, jobs, Living Wage. petition, ethics, economy, business, workers )

Darren
- 99 days ago - campaign.goingtowork.org.uk
Every worker deserves a Living Wage and has the right to representation by a union of their choice. Picturehouse Cinemas should pay the living wage to their staff and recognise their chosen union, the BECTU sector of Prospect.
Where's the Best Place to Resist Trump? At Work
Business  (tags: employment, jobs, workers, working, resistance )

Freya
- 106 days ago - washingtonpost.com
From solidarity strikes to slowdowns and sit-ins, workplace revolt is a key strategy in opposing the new administration.
Tell McDonald's: Enforce a Zero-Tolerance Policy for Sexual Harassment
Business  (tags: fast food, workers, women, sexual harassment, retaliation, petitions )

Freya
- 218 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Just last week, a horrifying survey was released showing that 40% of women in the fast food industry experience sexual harassment. Workers also reported staying silent for fear of retaliation. When women report harassment, one in five are punished.
PepsiCo Responds to Formation of New Union in Pakistan By Attacking Rights - PETITION-
Business  (tags: Pepsico, union in Pakistan, attacking rights, workers, unions, employment, labour contractors, abuse, business, corporate, corruption, ethics, money, labor, world )

Lone
- 256 days ago - iufcampaigns.org
Workers initially formed a union in response to the massive abuse of precarious employment through labour contractors, which denies permanent employment to workers who have worked for years at the plant.
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
- 259 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
- 259 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.
TPP We Are Watching - Petition
Business  (tags: TPP, unfair trade, petition, Congress, no lame duck vote, workers, laborers, Labor Day )

Dandelion
- 261 days ago - goiam.org
TPP will mean more jobs being sent overseas and lower wages at home. Tell your U.S. Representative and Senators to VOTE NO on any lame duck TPP vote.
Stable Hours For Workers - Petition
Business  (tags: stable working hours, steady work, petition, workers )

Dandelion
- 342 days ago - a.cpdaction.org
Working people having to take on two or even three jobs to make ends meet because businesses are more concerned with keeping the money at the top than offering workers more hours or steady hours for day care purposes..
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
- 345 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.
It's Time to Talk About Poultry Worker Welfare
Business  (tags: poultry, meat, employment, income, workers, wages, jobs, injustice, injuries, wage theft )

Freya
- 374 days ago - takepart.com
After years of focusing on the birds, we need to pay attention to people tasked with slaughtering them.
Robert McChesney: Capitalism Is a Bad Fit for a Technological Revolution
Business  (tags: jobs, employment, technology, workers, books, interviews )

Freya
- 379 days ago - truth-out.org
Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols explore the possibility of reclaiming the future for the people, before it's too late.
A Simple Solution to Boost Workers Across the Planet
Business  (tags: workers, employment, jobs, wages, trade, corporations, manufacturing, income, human rights )

Freya
- 386 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.
 

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