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Here Are 5 Reasons Why So Many Millennials and Gen-X-Ers Will Have to Work Until They're Dead
Business  (tags: employment, work, wages, income, retirement, youth )

Freya
- 225 days ago - alternet.org
The reality is that way too many Millennials and aging Generation X-ers don't have nearly enough to retire on, and they are going to need to work as much as possible in the years ahead.
Here's How the Trump Administration Is Bringing Back Child Labor
Business  (tags: labor, jobs, children, kids, work )

Freya
- 265 days ago - alternet.org
Didn't we settle the issue of child labor like a century ago? Don't we have a government agency that researches the hazards of this kind of work?
What Happened to All the Good Jobs?
Business  (tags: labor, work, jobs, income, employment, gig economy, temporaries )

Freya
- 265 days ago - thenation.com
To understand how the steady job began to disappear, you have to understand why it emerged in the first place in the 1940s and '50s.
Become a Co-Signer of the "Reward Work Act"
Business  (tags: work, income, wages, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 470 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Bloomberg reports that 60% of tax cut gains are going to shareholders, not working people. This is because corporations have spent more than $225 billion in stock buybacks since December, overwhelmingly benefiting CEOs and wealthy shareholders.
Why Long Work Hours Don't Work for People or the Planet
Business  (tags: work, employment, jobs, health, waste, garbage, planned obsolescence )

Freya
- 798 days ago - alternet.org
Our endless cycle of toil and consumerism increases stress and depletes the Earth's resources. It's time to consider a better way to work.
Stock Market Headwinds Meant Less Generous Year for Some CEOs
Business  (tags: world, society, news, money, lies, labor, investors, investments, humans, finance, ethics, economy, dishonesty, corruption, corporate, business, abuse, EPI, Stock market, CEOs, 276 times, work, $15.5 million )

Darren
- 1100 days ago - epi.org
What this report finds: In 2015, CEOs in America's largest firms made an average of $15.5 million in compensation, which is 276 times the annual average pay of the typical worker.
Silicon Valley Tech Worker Fired After Blogging About Starving While Working at Billion-Dollar Food Delivery Firm
Business  (tags: work, wages, poverty, blogs, economic injustice )

Freya
- 1247 days ago - alternet.org
Her letter is a summary of the economic misery many millennials have found themselves in after leaving college.
How Human Resources Manipulates and Spies on You, Even When You're Not at Work
Business  (tags: work, jobs, offices, spies, espionage, spying, privacy )

Freya
- 1460 days ago - alternet.org
Forget the NSA: you should worry about the espionage unit at your job.
Women Harmed By Unpredictable Scheduling | Al Jazeera America
Business  (tags: Irregular schedule, unpredictable schedule, US, low-wage economy, Center for Popular Democracy, work, family life, women )

Kathryn
- 1527 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Irregular hours and just-in-time scheduling are pervasive throughout the low-wage economy, but they do particular harm to working women, according to an analysis released Tuesday by the Center for Popular Democracy.
How Some Prisoners Are America's Most Exploited Workers
Business  (tags: prisons, inmates, slavery, wages, work )

Freya
- 1663 days ago - alternet.org
The wages paid to prisoners for labor inside prisons have declined over the past three decades.
Mongabay: Child Labor and Palm Oil in Indonesia
Business  (tags: work, child labour, family income, affording education, Indonesia, palm oil plantations )

Evelyn
- 1671 days ago - news.mongabay.com
"We need to convince parents ... that children are supposed to study and not work," Suhartono said--a sentiment difficult for children like Bimo to understand: children who must work in order to afford to study.
Unsteady Incomes Keep Millions Behind on Bills - NYTimes.Com
Business  (tags: labor, income, business, work, working poor, hours, schedules, money, families, economy )

Kathryn
- 1688 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.
Overworked America: 12 Charts That Will Make Your Blood Boil
Business  (tags: productivity, labor, wages, income, corporations, work, employment, profits, greed )

Freya
- 1779 days ago - motherjones.com
Why "efficiency" and "productivity" really mean more profits for corporations and less sanity for you.
Out of Work, Out of Benefits, and Running Out of Options
Business  (tags: jobs, unemployment, crisis, work )

Freya
- 1936 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
For people experiencing such long spells without appropriate work, it is a crisis. Often, it is also a conundrum: What should a worker who finds himself out of a job for six months or more do?
One in 25 Business Leaders May Be a Psychopath, Study Finds
Business  (tags: business, leaders, psychopaths, study, manipulation, success, work )

Pia
- 2880 days ago - guardian.co.uk
One out of every 25 business leaders could be psychopathic. The study, conducted by the New York psychologist Paul Babiak, suggests that they disguise the condition by hiding behind their high status, playing up their charm and by manipulating others.
 

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