Trumka: Working People are Watching, Mr. President

January 17, 2018

“To Washington, D.C. insiders, this month’s budget negotiations are just the latest partisan exercise in a series of manufactured crises that too often result in short-term solutions,” writes AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka in its blog Now. […]

THR: The Hard Truth About Hollywood’s Gender Pay Gap

January 17, 2018

“Rallying cries aside,” writes Lacey Rose in The Hollywood Reporter, “it’s not only misogyny that is responsible for Hollywood’s salary disparity — Catt Sadler’s recent accusation against E! is one of the most recent examples — it’s […]

How Transit Automation Could Worsen Racial Inequality

January 17, 2018

As people consider the negative repercussions of such a change, the obvious problem is that many people drive for a living. Much of the discussion has focused on truck and taxi drivers. In part, that’s because of the scale: there are more than 3 million […]

Workers at Apple Supplier Complain of Unsafe Conditions

January 17, 2018

For the second time in three months, Apple is facing questions about working conditions at its Chinese suppliers. A report by China Labor Watch claims there are continuing violations at Catcher Technology, a light-metal manufacturing plant in […]

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