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  • 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,...
  • Autistic young people have difficulty finding jobs
    Only half of autistic young adults have jobs after high school
    A new study indicates that only half of young adults with autism have jobs after leaving high school. They also are less likely to hold down a full-time job, and their wages are less than their disabled peers.In the National Longitudinal...
  • Labor Day 2013 average weekly earnings barely equal levels 30 years ago
    Labor Day 2013 average weekly earnings barely equal levels 30 years ago
    On this Labor Day it is good to celebrate the hard work of American workers, but there would be more cause for celebration if pay were at least as good as it was back in 1972. That was a pretty good year for American workers. Real average weekly...
  • Fair wages
    Fair wages
    This week people protested their low wages all across the U. S. They tried to ban together so that they might earn more money in order to provide for their families. The debate about raising minimum wage is a heated one. People on both sides make...
  • McDonalds
    McJobs: Fast food workers' biggest national protest yet
    For those who rely on a fast food restaurant for a quick lunch may have been wise to brown-bag it on Thursday. According to the Los Angeles Times, fast food industry employees are holding their biggest protest to date.Employees are fighting for a...