labor

  1. U

    The US, slave labor, naaww

    Thousands of ICE detainees claim they were forced into labor, a violation of anti-slavery laws
  2. Boo

    California Labor Union That Fought for $15 Minimum Wage Now Wants an Exemption

    The labor union that led the charge for a $15 minimum wage hike in cities across California is now moving to secure an exemption for employers under union contracts. The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor buried the exemption on the eighth page of its 12-page proposal for the Santa...
  3. S

    The federal minimum wage rate has a beneficial effect upon all USA labor compensation

    The federal minimum wage, (FMW) rate affects all USA wage and salary rates but it does not affect them all equally. The extent of the FMW rate’s effect upon a job’s rate is proportionally related to the differences between the two rates. Lesser wage scales benefit more and higher wage scales...
  4. Grizz1

    California Labor Union That Fought for $15 Minimum Wage Now Wants an Exemption

    The labor union that led the charge for a $15 minimum wage hike in cities across California is now moving to secure an exemption for employers under union contracts. The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor buried the exemption on the eighth page of its 12-page proposal for the Santa Monica...
  5. LongWinded

    Bernie Sanders Launches Pro-Union Bill as Battle for Organized Labor Intensifies

    Bernie Sanders Launches Pro-Union Bill as Battle for Organized Labor Intensifies | Alternet Bernie's back labor LONG before Clinton turned her back on Americans and let for profit health care prevail. Socialist is now known as a good thing for the American people and worker. And unions...
  6. LongWinded

    Labor lap-dances on Walker's political grave

    Scott Walker drops out: Labor response - POLITICO That's how they do it. Pit their poltiical cult against Christians and Muslims; blacks against white; white workers against the corporate preferred slave wages of recruited undocumented workers and the list goes on.
  7. LongWinded

    Scott Walker sets sights on unions, outlines plan to alter US labor law

    Scott Walker's Plan to Transform Labor Law | Al Jazeera America Typical bought and paid for Koch brother employee. Walker is so anti-American worker and family, he'd just as soon see us as slave labor for China and Saudi Arabia as look at us.
  8. LongWinded

    The Labor Ruling McDonald's Has Been Dreading Just Became A Reality

    The Labor Ruling McDonald's Has Been Dreading Just Became A Reality Hear that? The pendulum is swinging.
  9. LongWinded

    Despite Attacks on Labor, Public Support of Unions Growing: Poll

    Despite Attacks on Labor, Public Support of Unions Growing: Poll | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community All right. The left is rising in popularity with workers once again.
  10. LongWinded

    Labor Department Proposes New Rule

    Cracking Down On Retirement Fees Labor Department Proposes New Rule Cracking Down On Retirement Fees More reasons why Wall Street is not backing democrats. They demand fairness in retirement accounts.
  11. intangible child

    GOP’s Blind Hate of Labor Union Members

    To Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, America’s labor union members are the same as murderous, beheading, caged-prisoner-immolating ISIS terrorists. Exactly the same. That’s what he told the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) last week. The governor said that because he destroyed...
  12. excalibur

    Obama's Crazy Henchman At the Labor Dep't

    Birds of a feather...... http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/10/23/Labor-Secretary-Obama-Will-Take-Aggressive-Exec-Action-on-Immigration-for-Shared-Prosperity/ 
  13. Sabcat

    Happy labor day

    Just when it seemed the right wing couldn’t get any more divorced from reality around here, a local conservative group has launched a protest against what it sees as a pernicious cultural touchstone. Labor Day. Yes, bittersweet old Labor Day — the first Monday in September, the holiday that’s...
  14. Jimmyb

    Yet another Obama Administration scandal: former Labor Secretary accused of improper

    Yet another Obama Administration scandal: former Labor Secretary accused of improper political activity
  15. intangible child

    Labor loses big in Tennessee

    Organized labor suffered a major defeat on Friday night in Tennessee, when the United Auto Workers (UAW) narrowly lost a vote to unionize the Volkswagen manufacturing plant in Chattanooga. Workers voted 712-626 against forming a union, ending months of bitter campaigning on the part of both the...
  16. excalibur

    Labor Unions Claim Obama Betrayed Them

    And what about tens-of-millions of the rest of Americans "betrayed" by Obama lies and deceit over the disaster that is Obamacare? Heck, a moderator here admitted the other day that Obama lied about keeping your doctor. +++++++++++++++++++ Labor union officials say Obama betrayed them in...
  17. pana8

    Non-participants in Labor Force Hit All-Time High

    How is the hope and change working out? 90 million people have simply given up and accepted extreme poverty. That is the saddest thing I can think about happening to this country at this point. "Hopeless chains" "The number of non-participants in the U.S. labor force rose to a record of...
  18. excalibur

    Over 90,000,000 Not In Labor Force - Record Number

    90,473,000: Record Number Not in Labor Force--Up Almost 10M Under Obama September 6, 2013 - 9:42 AM By Terence P. Jeffrey (CNSNews.com) - The number of Americans who are 16 years or older and who have decided not to participate in the nation's labor force has pushed past 90,000,000 for...
  19. skews13

    Labor Day Has Been Robbed Of It's Meaning By Corporate Greed

    Ah, Labor Day, the last summer holiday. A whole-heartedly American day. The last day for white pants. A long weekend with a paid day off of work. Time spent with family and friends. Maybe even a little barbecue and a cold one. Does anyone remember the neighborhood block party? Kids playing in...