OSHA and Its Fatal Four Construction Accidents

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OSHA and Its Fatal Four Construction Accidents

BROOKLYN, NY (Workers World Today) — As per the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 4,836 workers were killed at work in

CEOs made 287 times more money last year than their workers did

The AFL-CIO’s analysis listed the CEOs who made the most money last year. Discovery CEO David Zaslav was at the top, making about $130 million. Disney CEO Bob Iger was up there too, with a $66 million payout.

CEOs made 287 times more money last year than their workers did

By Alexia Fernández, Jun 26, 2019, 8:20am (VOX)

After years of kicking and screaming, corporate executives have finally released pay data on …

 Janus v. AFSCME: So much for the labor movement’s funeral

"Labor leaders ought to thank Alito — and send chocolates to the Koch brothers for bankrolling the anti-union court case. Their brazen assault, combined with President Trump’s hostility toward labor, has generated a backlash, invigorating public-sector unions and making a case for the broader labor movement to return to its roots and embrace a more militant style." - Dana Milbank

 Janus v. AFSCME: So much for the labor movement’s funeral

By Dana Milbank

Something funny happened on the way to the labor movement’s funeral.

When Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. and his antilabor colleagues …

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

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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