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  • I love 99
    Los Angeles Theater Scene: Actor's Equity Association members face vote
    Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you've probably heard about the Actor's Equity Association (AEA) attempts to radically change the current 99 seat theater plan that is prevalent in small theaters in Los...
  • 6 Reasons Why Higher Wages  Don’t Cause Inflation
    6 Reasons Why Higher Wages Don’t Cause Inflation
    IPad was priced at $700 when first released. People guessed that the price of US union labor (vs. China labor) would make it $1,000 (30% more) with an average of $1,500 (double) – some as high as $5,000. The actual cost of union labor on...
  • Jobs for all!
    December job report: Bitter victory
    Wages had a surprisingly weak December even though unemployment continues to fall.When people talk about the top places to work, words like “good salary”, “rewarding” and “job security” pop up. So it was not a...
  • Trust in dollar waning in U.S. as business to pay employees in Bitcoin
    Trust in dollar waning in U.S. as business to pay employees in Bitcoin
    On Jan. 6, a precious metals company named AmagiMetals announced they were going to begin paying their employees in Bitcoin rather than a standard paycheck in U.S. dollars. Using a digital currency service known as Bitwage, CEOStephen Macaskill...
  • Gerard and Lilo Leeds
    'A Christmas Carol' for Our Time: Two Versions of The American Dream
    This is the time of the year when those who make more money in a year than four families earn in an entire lifetime - who spend the rest of the year blocking an increase to the minimum wage, refinancing student loans, immigration reform, tax...
  • Walmart's new dress code policy could equate to treating employees as property
    Walmart's new dress code policy could equate to treating employees as property
    On Sept. 12, Heidi Moore, the current finance and economic editor for the UK Guardian and former marketplace reporter for the Wall Street Journal, spoke in an interview with Yahoo Finance on the new mandatory dress code being imposed upon...
  • A homeless man with his belongings in New York city
    Fast food workers protest over wages
    Fast food workers feel they are worth a lot more than they are being paid and they have started to demonstrate over this. Fast food workers are demanding higher wages in protests across the United States.Al Jazeera reported on Sept. 4, 2014...
  • Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa (R)
    Hoffa
    Movies are meant to entertain. Occasionally they can also educate. In order for a movie to educate authentically it must be factual. If it is not factual it distorts the truth of the events and creates a false history. Movies are universal to...
  • Sweeping our national sins under the rug
    Sweeping our national sins under the rug
    When a man robs his fellow of a decent day's wages, he hopes nobody will notice and if they complain, he will blame them rather than his own greed. When a political party fails, as they all surely will, rather than take the blame they will...
  • Rob Walton
    Welcome to Walmart
    Rev. Susan Fredrick Grey welcomed members of OUR Walmart (Organization united for respect at Walmart) on Sunday, June 1, 2014. The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Phoenix’s Sunday service was, Welcome opens doors.One of the main...
  • White House
    New Democrat poll concerns Obama White House on Equal Pay Day
    Barack Obama’s employees may not be treated equally regarding pay according to the latest financial records showing females earn much less than the males at the White House.This is slightly more than a little embarrassing for the President...
  • In this 2011 file photo, Lebanon Correctional Institution inmates wait in line to go through a metal detector — one of the steps the new state prisons director took to reduce violence.
    Ohio budget cuts and privatization endanger state prison workers
    With the federal minimum wage finally making its way into the national debate, the wages of state workers in the Ohio prison system should also be brought to the public’s attention since the cuts to their wages endanger those workers and the...
  • How CEO's ignore the Bible on worker's rights
    How CEO's ignore the Bible on worker's rights
    Many on the right claim to represent Christian values, but they ignore the Bible on worker's rights. The left ignores the human rights of the unborn, while the right doesn't give a damn about the human rights of the born. What does the...
  • McDonald’s hotline encourages public assistance for employees
    McDonald’s hotline encourages public assistance for employees
    Employment is usually something that people have to avoid the use of food stamps.This is not so for employees of one of the largest fast food chains in the world.Nancy Saldago worked for McDonald’s as a cashier for 10 years before she walked...
  • Jermaine Jackson's wages garnished same day he buys $160K Ferrari
    Jermaine Jackson's wages garnished same day he buys $160,000 Ferrari
    According to TMZ on Oct. 8, the very day Jermaine Jackson bought a $160,000, 2009 Ferrari California, his wages were garnished because he was behind on his child support.According to official documents, Jackson’s ex-wife, Alejandra Jackson,...
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