“Deficit hawks” are getting what they say they want, but they’re unmoved by the facts.
The rapidly-falling deficit really isn’t anything to brag about.
Fight for 15: the people who are driving the new wave of fast food activism.
In Milwaukee, African American workers have a special connection to the fast food strikes.
Walmart refuses to sign on to other retailers’ Bangladesh supplier safety plans.
Sad but unsurprising: a diagnosis of cancer greatly increases your odds of bankruptcy.
Good news: Washington state officials “pleasantly surprised” by potential lower rates under Affordable Care Act.
Don’t believe the spin: Potential Obama housing nominee Watt pushed for policies that could have prevented the housing crisis.
The failure of the NLRB to function is a real concern for workers.
Labor Secretary nominee Perez deserves a vote, says Sen. Reid.
LA Times: Let’s get past the filibuster, because it’s time for a vote on labor nominees.
Costco CEO Craig Jelinek supports raising the minimum wage.
Costco announced record profits today, averaging $10,000 in profit per employee compared to $7,400 at Walmart.
The secret to Costco’s success is paying employees well, providing benefits, and giving them an opportunity to unionize.
So large corporations’ excuses that treating & paying workers well would damage profits are all a crock of shit.
Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy, in case you hadn’t heard. How dare she remove those ticking time bombs from her chest, amiright? Like, hasn’t she learned by now that her body is public domain and we all get to vote on what she does with it? Sheesh, how selfish can ya get.