Walmart’s ‘Plumbing Problem’

Walmart Plumbing Problem

Bobbi Murray: The employees of two of the shut-down stores — in Pico Rivera and Tulsa — have been active in organizing efforts by OUR Walmart to improve working conditions.

Let’s Kill the Unions

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Steve Hochstadt: For every dollar that labor unions and other public-interest groups spend on lobbying, large corporations and their associations spend $34.

LA’s Fast Food Workers Demanding Justice

Fast Food Workers Demanding Justice

Gilda Valdez: Simply put, fast food workers deserve a raise, a big one! Their employers can easily afford it. Take McDonald’s for example, in just the last quarter of 2014 their revenue was $6.57 billion, and they called that a bad quarter.

The “Fight for $15″ and the Return of the Vanishing Worker

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Richard Eskow: The Fight for $15 is a fine cause on its own merits. But its greatest importance may lie in the fact that it represents the return of the “vanishing worker” – which in the end means the return of our friends, our families, and our neighbors – to the American political stage.

Penalizing Tipped Workers

Penalizing Tipped Workers

Bobbi Murray: A passage embedded in the bill that could undo local minimum wage ordinances previously approved by voters in Oakland, Richmond, San Francisco and San Jose.