California Seniors and Disabled — It wasn’t totally unexpected that the governor’s budget proposal contains the prohibition on overtime.
Raise LA — Durveys that demonstrate the benefits of raising the minimum wage have as much chance as climate change papers.
Boeing Negotiations — A company scores record profits and demands tough concessions from its workers.
Cutting California Pensions — AG Harris put teachers, police officers and firefighters in front as public employees who would suffer.
Low Paid Fast Food Workers — Taxpayers together contribute day-in and day-out to a very big global cause: Supersizing McDonald’s.
California Minimum Wage Increase — California’s business community pushes a campaign of fear over higher wages across the state.
American-Made Buses — Global bus manufacturers profiting from American taxpayer funds need toaddress the American jobs crisis.
Union Made — Going searching for that perfect holiday gift? Check out this Made in America, union-made gift guide.
Supersize My Pay — Fast-food is one of the most profitable industries in our country, and yet the vast majority of fast-food workers earn poverty wages
Robert Reich: And without some redistribution, America’s growing army of low-wage workers may fall prey to demagogues on the right or left who offer convenient scapegoats for their frustrations.
RJ Eskow: 25 percent of American workers receive some form of public assistance – which is a disturbing figure itself. For fast food workers that figure was 52 percent.
RJ Eskow: The minimum wage struggle is occurring at the intersection of growing economic inequality, the erosion of working people’s rights, and the globalization of an economic oligarchy whose scope of power is unprecedented in modern times.
Rebecca Band: On Black Friday (November 29th) Walmart workers and supporters are once again holding a massive day of action at the retail giant’s locations around the country, asking the country’s largest employer to pay its workers a living wage.