The fast-food workers’ “Fight for 15″ campaign — a series of one-day strikes — was never only about low wages. It was also about dignity at the workplace — not being forced to work in harsh conditions, or being given unpredictable and constantly changing schedules or facing disciplinary actions for minor mistakes or retaliation for organizing.
At The Huffington Post, Emily Swanson and Arthur Delaney compare the realities people at the lower end of the labor market face with Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) rhetoric about the joys of making $7.25 per hour as a fry chef or a
NBC, Meet the Press, June 29, 2014. Extended coverage of the Clinton Global Initiative forum panel discussing minimum wage from earlier in the week. Read more here... http://crooksandliars.com/2014/06/carly-fiorina-repeats-lie-raising-minimum
"Mal-employed." Yeah, that's a good way to put it. Don't expect that to change anytime soon, either. After all, as GE CEO Jeffrey Imwalt recently said, companies are no longer moving companies overseas chasing cheap labor. They're moving to China, Read more...