Execs at massive ‘dollar store’ chains are making fortunes off America’s top-heavy distributions of income and wealth.
UAW activists years ago helped usher in a vastly more equal society. Can history repeat?
There’s an easy way to cap sky-high CEO salaries and limit outrageous pay gaps — and it would actually work.
At the major U.S. firms that compensate workers the worst, chiefs now pocket 670 times their typical worker pay.
The CEOs at America’s largest low-wage employers are grabbing huge raises while workers and consumers struggle with rising costs.
Two-thirds of low-wage corporations that cut worker pay in 2021 spent billions on stock buybacks.
The UK and the USA have each spent the last half-century enriching the few and failing the many.
After servicing New York City’s wealthiest throughout the pandemic, 32,000 residential workers refused to accept a regressive new contract.
The PRO Act would help the U.S. serve as a global model for labor rights, reducing conflict, and promoting peace.
And that senator is using his gavel to boost a bill that ups taxes on firms that pay executives outrageously more than their workers.
Unions don’t just raise worker wages. They help flatten grand private plutocratic fortunes.
Donald Trump may have made his exit, but the CEOs his years smiled upon haven’t gone anywhere.
Congress let mandatory paid leave requirements expire at the end of 2020, sparking calls for universal leave benefits to protect workers and their customers from the pandemic.
Millennials suffer stagnant wages and high expenses in an economy not designed for them — but there’s hope.
If the Raise the Wage Act becomes law, it will mark the first federal minimum wage increase in over a decade and the largest jump ever.