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Demanding Greater Say in Covid-19 Safety Policies, Just 9% of Walmart Workers Report Ability to Socially Distance at Work
Labor rights group United for Respect released new polling data regarding Covid-19 precautions as employees demanded to be able to serve on Walmart's board of directors.
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Militant labor actions are set to engulf the country this May Day. (Photo: ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)  Views
Get Ready for Mass Strikes Across the U.S. This May Day
As the Covid-19 pandemic intensifies and exposes America’s inequalities, workers, so long stifled and embattled, are showing renewed force.
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People wearing masks and gloves wait to checkout at Walmart on April 03, 2020 in Uniondale, New York. News
As Covid-19 Deaths Mount in Retail, Walmart Workers Take Matters Into Own Hands With Contact-Tracing Plan
"We can't wait for more half-measures—we're taking matters into our own hands to get the information we deserve to know."
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Walmart Workers Demand Fair Pay and Hours at Protest Outside Alice Walton's Penthouse as Retail Giant Cuts Jobs
"Winning good jobs at Walmart, the country's largest corporate employer, is the gateway to changing the service economy as a whole."
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Amazon relies on taxpayers subsidizing its workers’ livelihoods, but it also refuses to pay its fair share of taxes. (Photo: Tony Webster / Flickr/ CC BY-SA 2.0) Views
Amazon Abuses Workers and the Climate—Because It Can
Far more effective than individuals walking away from the company (although that doesn’t hurt), is collective action to change the laws that Amazon benefits from.
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Demonstrators carry signs on Black Friday in Seattle in 2010. Views
Retail Giants Gear Up for Black Friday—And Political Giving
The companies are still demonstrating substantial influence in the political realm.
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Billionaire Walton Family Behind Pro-Charter School Protest at Warren Rally
The senator spoke with the parents who protested her education plan after the event.
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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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A tax penalty on extreme pay gaps would give corporations an incentive to finally narrow these obscene divides. (Photo: Screenshot/Youtube) Views
We’ve Waited Too Long for Corporations to Fix the CEO Pay Problem on Their Own
A decade after bonus-chasing executives like Angelo Mozilo crashed the economy, we need tax incentives to push companies to narrow the gaps between CEO and worker pay.
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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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