The Working Families Flexibility Act will make it easier for employers to avoid paying for overtime and give workers far less flexibility in their lives.
by Justin Acuff •
This is another blow to already-struggling labor unions.
by Michael Hayne •
Unlike Walmart, its Republican-friendly rival, Costco doesn’t pay pays its employees slave wages, which in turn would force them to live on food stamps.
by Lorelei •
Joseph Casias uses medical marijuana to treat symptoms of a brain tumor and cancer. Wal-Mart fired him anyway. He appealed…and lost.
Labor unions are important. The American worker has a lot of things to thank the efforts of organized labor for. The 40 hour work week, pensions, health care, and the minimum wage are just a few things that unions have fought for on behalf of the American worker. Corporations are now on the verge of destroying unions and seek to strip away the right to organize and strike. To this effort, corporate bosses and their Republican puppets are falsely blaming organized labor for the problems in our economy.
by Deborah Montesano •
From labor leaders, activists, and other public figures, here are words of wisdom and support for the labor movement and all workers on Labor Day,
by Leah Taylor •
You’ll find it in every comment thread from yesterday’s news – the indignant and fallacious attacks on low-wage earners.
by Cory McCray •
With the race to the bottom tactics that are pushed on the American Middle Class, we see that leaders in the grocer industry are ready to fold their hand and put profits over people and aid in the continuing destruction of the American middle class.
by Democratic Darling •
A sense of internal power and the ability to thrive are keys to healthy human sexuality and a happy existence. If a person feels completely empowered by their own humanity and is thriving due to steady employment and income, they experience feelings of safety, confidence, and optimism. Such feelings lead to productivity and success.
This is a pivotal moment in American history. A moment where we can either stand for the American workforce, or see it destroyed. Earlier this week, the Republican Governor of Wisconsin and the Republican led legislature attempted to slam a…