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Demanding 'Pay and Benefits That Give Us Dignity,' 25,000 Chicago Public School Teachers Go on Strike
"Our children deserve the best that this city has to offer. They do not deserve broken promises."
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Today’s overpaid CEOs are unlikely to start sharing that good life—and the wealth that finances it—more equitably without public policies to prod them in this direction. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Where Is 'Line Worker Barbie'?
CEO-worker pay gaps are the clearest proof that corporations like Mattel and many others don't respect their employees.
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Warren Hits Back Against Attack With Video Shedding Light on Women's Pregnancy Discrimination
"I could fill a Supreme Court with the number of women I know who had to pretend not to be pregnant while working or while looking for work because they knew it was a 'liability.'"
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The media simply reproduces the values of a culture that is pro-war and pro-capitalism. (Photo: Connor Dannylenko; via pexels, Pexels License) Views
Yes, Corporate Media Pushes an Agenda
What’s hot in the press? War, greed and capitalism.
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Not much is trickling down. (Photo: Institute for Policy Studies) Views
Paying the Boss 1,000 Times More Than a Worker Encourages Reckless Corporate Behavior
Sentiment is building to tax excessive CEO pay at public companies.
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To 'Shift Power Back Towards Working People,' Warren Plan Aims to End Decades-Long Attack on Organized Labor
"We cannot have a truly democratic society with so little power in the hands of working people."
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Voters 'Overwhelmingly Support' Robust Paid Family Leave Proposal While Rejecting 'Half-Measures,' New Study Finds
"At at some point, everyone has to take care of a loved one, get care for themselves, or both—and we need time away from our jobs to do so."
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Eugene Scalia News
Progressives Decry Senate's Approval of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia as 'Absolute Betrayal to the American Worker'
"Scalia will undoubtedly be yet another stooge for rich and powerful interests at the very agency designed to curb that influence."
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Under Pressure From Labor Leaders and Striking Workers, GM Agrees to Fund Health Coverage During Walkout
"Your health care should never be in the hands of greedy corporations who can take it away to punish workers."
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President Donald Trump News
Trump Labor Dept Slammed for 'Wholly Inadequate' Overtime Pay Rule That 'Leaves Behind Millions of Workers'
"Once again, President Trump has sided with the interests of corporate executives over those of working people."
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