Not only is she giving away half of her salary, she says wonderful things like this: “Seattle City Councilmembers receive over $117,000 a year — the second highest of any city council in the country. Inevitably, such a salary removes Councilmembers from the realities of life for working people. I… Read More»
Utah is on track to end homelessness by 2015 with this remarkably simple concept. “In 2005, Utah figured out that the annual cost of E.R. visits and jail stays for homeless people was about $16,670 per person, compared to $11,000 to provide each homeless person with an apartment and a… Read More»
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced earlier this week that his newly established Student Protection Unit had subpoenaed 13 student debt relief companies for potential exploitation of debtors. As Cuomo’s office explained, “Any company trying to sell students a raw deal using misleading or deceptive practices should know that we’ll… Read More»
A recent report by Oxfam has shed new light on the growing crisis of economic inequality. According to the report, one percent of the human population now controls almost half of the world’s wealth. The 85 wealthiest individuals own as much as half of the world’s population. The report warns… Read More»
Public employees and their unions are frequent scapegoats when elected officials seek to score political points or contract out government services. But despite what you may have read, there are many examples of productive labor-management relations in the public sector. A new report released by the Jobs With Justice Education… Read More»
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Leaked internal Walmart documents published by Occupy Wall Street reveal a centralized, coordinated effort to deter workplace organizing. Share this now!
Leaked internal Walmart documents published by Occupy Wall Street reveal a centralized, coordinated effort to deter workplace organizing. Last night, Occupy Wall Street published secret internal documents from Walmart revealing the company’s highly coordinated efforts to chill workplace organizing among employees. The files are rife with misleading claims about OUR… Read More»