...from Wiki..... Labor Day in the United States of America is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the power of collective action by laborers, who are essential for the workings of society. It is the Monday of … [Read more...] about Labor Day…..
A New York Times piece that looks at capitalism and workers rights and the idea of slavery.... A couple of years before he was convicted of securities fraud, Martin Shkreli was the chief executive of a pharmaceutical company that acquired the rights to Daraprim, a lifesaving … [Read more...] about To understand the brutality of American capitalism, you have to start on the plantation…
President Bill Clinton starting things rolling with NAFTA.... President Barack Obama continued with it.... Global trade barriers dropped for American's to receive cheaper prices on goods.... Great!.... But? The downside is the with America 's higher pay … [Read more...] about Globalisation. and Democrats….
The teacher's will vote within hours to see if the contract terms are accepted.... Los Angeles teachers are poised to end their first strike in 30 years after union leaders reached a tentative deal Tuesday with the L.A. Unified School District. The Board of … [Read more...] about LA School teachers reach a tentative contract agreement….It’s over….
There boss Donald Trump has a news conference with the union head present and guess what? He changes the unions position to FOR the wall.... And?.....The union's members are having their pay held up by Trump's government shutdown for a wall...... Oh, and they are suing … [Read more...] about Border Patrol cops union was against the wall until recently….
Anyone surprised a Republican admin is anti-worker, pro employer? I do NOT understand why blue collar workers vote Republican? They are actually voting for people that are looking to cut their jobs, pay and safety..... When President Donald Trump came into office … [Read more...] about Trump admin working hard to roll back worker safety rules….
The Washington Post looks back.... Though the country had unions to protect laborers at that time — and Labor Day, a federal holiday to honor them — child labor was widespread and widely accepted. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that around the turn of the century, at … [Read more...] about Child labor retro on Labor Day 2018…
The assault against unions has been going on since the Bush admin... This present case decided in the ever recurring 5-4 court voting means that if you don't belong to the union that bargins for salary and benefits and collects money to do so? Ya don't have to give money to … [Read more...] about Supreme’s rule against union fee’s for non-union members….