It’s time to call out Disney — and anyone else rich off their workers’ backs

In 2017, with the quiet encouragement of corporations across the country, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. As billions of dollars landed in the laps of management, they spent as a rule not on their workforces but on wealth-enriching strategies such as stock buybacks and, yes, executive pay. Disney worked quietly to try to defeat a ballot initiative to lift the minimum wage paid by certain employers to $15 an hour in Anaheim, Calif., which passed this past November.

It’s time to call out Disney — and anyone else rich off their workers’ backs

By Abigail Disney (Washington Post)

April 23

Abigail Disney is the president of Fork Films, founder of Peace is Loud and co-founder

Why is Governor Cuomo Attacking a Longtime Labor Ally?

The governor’s repeated sling at 32BJ, which has more than 160,000 members across the country, mostly in New York, was again an odd inclusion among multi-million dollar firms and business interests, not to mention the teachers unions that he has often warred with during his tenure, finding something of a ceasefire in recent years.

Why is Governor Cuomo Attacking a Longtime Labor Ally?

By Samar Khurshid (Gotham Gazette)

Governor Andrew Cuomo, a third-term Democrat, has in recent weeks repeatedly lashed out at state legislators from …

How can you save your home from foreclosure?

Ask The Lawyer with Attorney Brian Figeroux. Mr. Figeroux is a great attorney with Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Immigration, Personal Injury and Matrimonial matters. He is also a great business owner and mentor.

How can you save your home from foreclosure?

Workers World Today podcast has a mission to educate workers and provide them with relevant information pertinent to the workforce such as workers’ compensation, …

Reports of bullying among TSA workers surface

The Office of Inspector General released a report, saying TSA needs to do a better job nationwide of hiring workers, training them, and keeping them.

Reports of bullying among TSA workers surface

Since a TSA worker jumped to his death in February, assertions of bullying among TSA workers at Orlando International Airport have …

Workers to Amazon: ‘We are not robots!’

The e-commerce giant Amazon is worth a trillion dollars. But the megacorporation is not into sharing–least of all with the Amazon workers whose labor produces all this profit. No U.S. Amazon facility is unionized.

Workers to Amazon: ‘We are not robots!’

By By Joyce Chediac (Liberation)

Amazon workers are subjected to dangerous, exhausting and stressful conditions. This includes mandatory 70-hour work weeks, and …

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