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CEO Who Threatened To Fire Workers If Obama Was Reelected Now Thriving

If you remember back to the ’12 Election, CEO of Westgate Resorts David Siegel told his employees that he may have to lay them off if Barack Obama was reelected as president. If you were wondering how that subtle threat to thousands of people who depend on him turned out, you may be a little […]

Low-wage workers, millions in number, will have more pocket change as of today, to do simple things like afford transportation to work. Rita Diaz, 26, who works two low-wage jobs, sometimes walks the three miles home from her job serving chicken at a Popeye’s fast-food restaurant in Roslindale, Mass., when she doesn’t have money for […]

It is, after all, disgusting habit that takes lives and costs money for both users and anyone who has to clean up after them. …the Pima County Board of Supervisors will vote later this month on a policy that would refuse the hiring of any smokers. The proposal would also impose a 30 percent health-insurance […]

Last week, I noted an Oklahoma Walmart that decided to demonstrate privatized charity for the world – by running a food-drive for it’s employees, because raising wages is just too hard. That was for Thanksgiving. In return, the employees have decided to give Alice Walton, the heiress and daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton, an […]

An Oklahoma Walmart store is asking employees to donate food to other employees who are poverty-stricken this Thanksgiving. Making Change at Walmart, a pro-labor organization, recently posted a picture of a canned food drive at an Oklahoma City Walmart on Facebook along with this text: Rather than agree to pay a decent wage or provide […]

This list was allegedly put out by a Chick-fil-A manager fed up with the way his employees were talking. He hears ‘bruh’, ‘on fleek’ and ‘chill’ on a daily basis. Now, a Chick-fil-A manager has compiled a list of slang terms his staff are not allowed to use. It includes ‘bae’ (baby or sweetie), ‘cuz’ […]

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This gives 127,000 people the opportunity to observe Thanksgiving with their families. In explaining why it decided to stay closed, the spokesperson said, “Our employees work especially hard during the holiday season and we simply believe that they deserve the opportunity to spend Thanksgiving with their families. Nothing more complicated than that.” That makes at […]

The chances of an increase in the federal minimum wage drop with each poll favorable to the Republicans.  So Department of Labor Secretary, Tom Perez called it like it is: The U.S. federal wage floor ranks third-lowest — as a percentage of median wage — among the 34 member countries of the Organization for Economic […]

Workers charged with cleaning airplanes and restrooms at LaGuardia Airport say they are not being adequately protected. The Air Serv employees—who are contracted to clean Delta planes—told reporters they routinely come into direct contact with human waste while on the job. “We encounter human feces, blood, most of the time vomit from passengers who get […]

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