Sunday, November 18, 2018

Tag: worker’s rights

House Republicans Approve Measure That Could Slash Federal Workers’ Annual Pay...

Part of a recent rules package passed by the Republican-controlled House includes a measure that could reduce the wages of federal workers to just $1...

Modern Slavery In Prisons So Bad That Guards Join Prisoners In...

For nearly a month, inmates across the country have come together to protest modern slavery. It began on September 9th in remembrance of the...

Barbara Boxer Wants Full Investigation Of Trump’s Sleazy Modeling Agency (TWEETS)

Two weeks ago, I told you that four former employees of Donald Trump's modeling agency claimed that they went out on modeling assignments despite...

Supreme Court (Finally) Intervenes For American Workers

For the American worker, three times might actually be the charm. In the third class action lawsuit to reach the US Supreme Court involving...

Read Greg Abbott’s Extreme Plan To Shred The Constitution (WITH VIDEO)

This past weekend, Texas Governor Greg Abbott delivered the keynote address at the Texas Public Policy Foundation's 14th annual Policy Orientation. He used that...

Bank Fires Staff, Then Demands They Come To Work The Next...

SunTrust Banks is a huge multinational corporation with $189 billion in assets. Clearly, the banking business has indeed been profitable for SunTrust. Which makes...

Republicans Blocked Warren Bill Requiring Trade Deal Transparency

On Thursday, Republicans led by Sen. Orin Hatch (R-Utah) blocked Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-MA) bill requiring trade deal transparency concerning the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)...

Walmart Workers Claim Mass Closures Were Retaliation, Not To Fix ‘Plumbing...

Last Monday, Walmart abruptly shuttered five stores across the country, ostensibly due to long-standing plumbing problems that would take six months to fix. However,...

Walmart Says It Closed Stores To Fix ‘Plumbing Problems,’ But No...

Earlier this week, Walmart announced it is shuttering five stores in three states. The stated reason? All of the stores have longstanding plumbing problems....

Michigan Court Worker Gets Huge Award After Being Fired For Reporting...

More than a decade ago, Julie Pucci, the deputy administrator of a Michigan district court, was fired after reporting one of the judges for...

The 3 Biggest Lies Employers Tell Their Workers

Occasionally, I find a gem in an unlikely place. I found this one at Monster, the popular job search site. In another lifetime, I...

Report: Chicago Cubs Cut Groundskeepers’ Hours To Keep Them Under Threshold...

On Tuesday night, the Chicago Cubs hosted the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field. The game was stopped just before the bottom of the...

Another Way WalMart Hurts Their Employees — Hiding The Truth About...

?I watched people who couldn't even afford to buy Tylenol for their sick child, and that broke my heart." -?Cyndi Murray, defacto Workers'...

NYC Fast-Food Workers Walk Out, Demand Right To Unionize, Higher Wages

Fast food companies offer low wages and limited hours. Most don't offer benefits to employees, and job security is low. In spite of all...