Workers rights

Bad Boss Won’t Let ‘My Best Employee’ Attend Her Graduation, Gets Response He Deserves

Bad Boss Won’t Let ‘My Best Employee’ Attend Her Graduation, Gets Response He Deserves

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Embed from Getty Images How do you know when you’ve got a bad boss? This one’s an open-shut case. We’ve all heard bad boss stories, but this one takes the cake. And here’s the kicker: This story came from the bad boss himself*, not from the employee he […]

Pope Calls Corporations ‘Bloodsuckers’ For Exploiting Workers

Pope Calls Corporations ‘Bloodsuckers’ For Exploiting Workers

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The pope delivered a mass this week in which he called corporations “bloodsuckers” for how they treat and exploit their workers. In case you were looking for another reason to love Pope Francis, one of his recent masses might give you one. Of course, if you’re a Republican […]

Speaker Paul Ryan Has Once Again Shown His Contempt For The American Worker

Speaker Paul Ryan Has Once Again Shown His Contempt For The American Worker

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Speaker Paul Ryan may like to talk about his new found understanding of how the poor in America live but his policies paint a different picture. Yesterday was a big day for millions of middle-class workers. The Obama administration just took a major step to restore overtime protections […]

Did The Seattle Minimum Wage Increase Cause Economic Ruin? 3 Facts About That.

Did The Seattle Minimum Wage Increase Cause Economic Ruin? 3 Facts About That.

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Are residents — and businesses — of Seattle doomed? It’s been over a year since the raises in Seattle’s minimum wage began, and they’re headed toward $15/hr in the metro area ($13.00 an hour as of 4/16). Gloom and doom was predicted by some employers, some news media “experts,” and […]

What Living On $7 An Hour Actually Means For Working People

What Living On $7 An Hour Actually Means For Working People

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Have you ever had to live on minimum wage? There has not been a national minimum wage increase for 7 years. For tipped workers? Even worse — it’s been at $2.13 an hour for 25 years. Some states are starting to take their own initiatives to raise the […]