It’s enough to make you reach for your blood pressure medications. The PhRMA giant Pfizer has been pocketing “yuge” tax breaks, only to raise drug prices, cut back essential research, lay off workers, and raise its CEO’s salary to stratospheric heights.
Inspired by West Virginia teachers’ successful strike, educators around the country are taking a stand for the raises, resources, and respect that they need.
As a PhD student and graduate employee at the University of Connecticut, Cera Fisher was on her way to a successful career. But she and her colleagues were having a hard time making ends meet.
It isn’t easy cleaning cluttered aircraft at a busy metropolitan airport. But now, Gertrudes Lopez-Ortiz, a cabin cleaner at Newark Liberty International Airport, is getting a well-deserved, long-overdue raise.
Three months after President Trump signed the Republican tax law, how’s it working out for you?
Baseball has been very good to Nelson Figueroa, Jr. With a 91-mph fastball, he played for six Major League Baseball teams and now does post-game studio analysis for the New York Mets.
Restaurant servers, hotel workers, car-wash employees, and other tipped workers just won a big victory.
Manufacturing matters. “Big time.”
If the Trump Administration has its way, business owners could legally use tips to pay all their workers minimum wage and pocket the rest.
Instead of the typical showy red carpet, the #blackout at the Golden Globes this year helped shine a light that the wage gap still exists in America. 80 cents. That’s how much working […]
Chances are you’ve been hearing a lot recently about “real news” and “fake news.” Most of the back-and-forth between political and journalistic insiders has been about the endless round of scandals in […]