Tagged: Labor Rights
A new law in San Francisco to curb erratic scheduling practices could be the first of many.
Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh enjoy little protection from their government, but they’re not alone.
Join IPS Associate Fellow Emira Woods in discussion with Edwin Cisco, of Firestone Agricultural Workers Union, about working conditions on one of Liberia’s new oil palm plantations.
Join the Institute for Policy Studies, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United-DC, and Busboys & Poets for a cutting edge forum on how raising the minimum wage and providing paid sick days for tipped workers will help mitigate inequality in Washington, D.C.
By making it mandatory for corporations to disclose the gap between what they pay their chief executives and most typical workers, the government will empower investors and consumers to compare individual corporations by their level of CEO greed.
The federal sub-minimum wage for tipped workers helps large restaurant corporations and their CEOs pad their bottom lines while trapping millions of American workers in economic insecurity.
Just 1 percent of America's top-paid CEOs are women.
Amazon's take-no-prisoners business model made founder Jeff Bezos staggeringly rich while stranding thousands of warehouse workers on the borderline of poverty.
Wendy's should join its competitors and participate in the Fair Food Program.
What do you call the people responsible for the disasters in Texas and Bangladesh?