Day Of Typical CEO Pays More Than Year For Typical Worker

By Leo Gerard, -

Fat Tuesday is Mardi Gras, a day of revelry, gluttony, intoxication and showers of shiny plastic beads. It is the party to end all parties because it’s followed by Ash Wednesday, when Lenten [...]

Amazon Makes List Of Large Companies With Workers On Food Stamps

By Mark Williams, Columbus Dispatch -

In short order, Amazon has become one of Ohio’s largest employers, after receiving tens of millions of dollars of state tax incentives for building warehouses, data centers and other projects [...]

$2 Billion In Stolen Wages Recovered For Workers In 2015 & 2016

By Celine McNicholas, Zane Mokhiber, and Adam Chaikof -

What this study finds: In 2015 and 2016, a total of $2 billion in stolen wages ($880.3 million in 2015; $1.1 billion in 2016) were recovered for workers by the U.S. Department of Labor ($246.8 [...]

Cutting Corporate Taxes Will Not Boost American Wages

By Josh Bivens, -

By Josh Bivens for EPI - Bivens and Blair (2017) explain in detail how the theory for corporate tax cuts as a wage-boosting tool breaks down in the face of real-world data. This report provides a [...]

US Wages Cyberwar Abroad Under Cover Of “Activism”

By Joseph Thomas, -

By Joseph Thomas for NEO - The threat of cyberterrorism has competed for centre stage in American politics with fears of “Russian hackers” disrupting everything from elections to electrical [...]

How Much Should Nonprofit Hospital CEOs Earn?

By Alicia Freese, -

By Alicia Freeze for Seven Days. The average Vermonter makes about $50,000 a year. Executive directors of Vermont nonprofits make an average of $83,000, according to the group Common Good [...]

Living Paycheck To Paycheck Is A Way Of Life For Majority Of U.S. Workers

By Staff, -

By Staff of Career Builder - Having a higher salary doesn't necessarily mean money woes are behind you, with nearly one in 10 workers making $100,000 or more (9 percent) saying they usually or [...]

Inside America’s Largest Worker-Run Business

By Jay Cassano, -

By Jay Cassano for Fast Company - Fifteen years ago, Clara Calvo had just left her husband and her job. Both were abusive in their own ways. Her husband beat her, while her job at a beauty salon [...]

Newsletter: Fight For Health Care Begins

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were stalled again this week, due in large part to public pressure including courageous and [...]

Black Women Work 7 months In 2017 Equal Pay Of White Men In 2016

By Staff, -

By Staff for Economic Policy Institute. July 31st is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, the day that marks how long into 2017 an African American woman would have to work in order to be paid the same [...]

Fast-Food Workers Shut Down Hardee’s Corporate HQ Puzder ‘Unfit’

By Staff of Fight for $15, -

By Staff for Fight for $15. Hundreds of fast-food workers flooded the lobby of Hardee’s corporate headquarters in St. Louis, Mo., this afternoon, demanding that Trump’s labor nominee Andy Puzder [...]

UK Labour Party Proposes A Maximum Wage Gap

By Sam Pizzigati, -

By Sam Pizzigati for IPS - In 1942, Franklin Roosevelt advanced what may have been the most politically daring policy proposal of his entire presidency. FDR called for the equivalent of a maximum [...]

Fast Food CEO Andy Puzder Has No Business As Labor Secretary

By Fight for $15, -

By Staff of Fight for $15, Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s cooks and cashiers will lead marches and rallies, holding signs that read, “Meet Andy Puzder: CEO of the rigged economy” and “Puzder gets rich [...]

Unions Help All Workers Earn More

By Staff, -

By Staff of Teamsters - Union members aren’t the only ones hurt when labor’s slice of the workforce pie gets smaller, a report confirms. In fact, research by the Economic Policy Institute shows [...]

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