The pay gap between workers and CEOs at America’s largest low-wage employers is now 670 to 1. That’s obscene.
Artisans rely on Etsy to market their creations, but the platform’s profit-maximizing policies hurt more than they help. Here’s why the sellers went on strike.
The November ballot in Camden may include a proposal to require companies to report how many jobs they’re creating for residents of the low-income city.
Pandemic disparities have driven workers at Starbucks and several other low-wage employers to demand a fair reward for their labor.
“From warehouses to board rooms, from the Deep South to Silicon Valley, we face discrimination in hiring, promotions, treatment, and pay.”
After servicing New York City’s wealthiest throughout the pandemic, 32,000 residential workers refused to accept a regressive new contract.
“Ultimately as we build the union movement in this country, what we are fighting for is an economy that works for everybody, not just a handful of billionaires.”
Buffalo’s baristas give us hope. Buffalo’s pols, meanwhile, are giving oligarchy our hard-earned tax dollars.
New York’s essential workers have been excluded from relief and benefits. The Fund Excluded Workers Coalition is fighting to change that.
Among care advocates, equitable paid leave policy needs to meet the triple A standard: Accessible, affordable, and adequate.
A new survey commissioned by the Institute for Policy Studies shows the extent of local support for unionization efforts at Amazon’s Bessemer warehouse.
Does the ongoing campaign to unionize the Amazon warehouse, where 85 percent of the workers are Black, portend a return to large-scale campaigns in the region?
“This is the only future for the service sector and the economy overall: wages must go up or there will be no future.”
Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, New York has an opportunity to transform its care economy by investing in workers.
“Amazon was supposed to keep them safe. They didn’t do that. How does a company worth over $1 trillion let this happen?”