The measure will create a state council to establish minimum pay and regulate safety conditions on an industrywide basis.
Archives for September 5, 2022
Labor Day has become a flash point for big companies who want workers to return to the office.
How Cesar Chavez’s Union Lost Its Way
Day after day this summer, the dramatic images filled front pages and social media feeds: a sea of red flags; the trademark black eagle on homemade signs carried by weathered hands
Even With Biden as a Pro-Labor Champion, Unionizing Is Still a Grind
This city is known as a capital of organized labor; a legendary 113-day auto strike here in the 1940s helped make health care coverage and pensions the gold standard for employers nationwide.
Has Bidenomics Been Good for Workers?
President Biden has presided over a huge employment boom that, according to Friday’s employment report, is still in progress.
Work Is Intrinsically Good. Or Maybe It’s Not?
In honor of Labor Day, I offer this stirring quotation from the Scottish essayist and historian Thomas Carlyle:
Enough of Quiet Quitting: It’s Time to Talk About Quiet Firing￼ Backlash to the quiet quitting trend came from employees and employers alike. But one comeback has grown louder: What about quiet firing?
On Wall Street, the pandemic is over, at least according to bosses
Citing lower risk from the virus, firms such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan are dispensing with covid protocols
Enough, Bosses Say: This Fall, It Really Is Time to Get Back to the Office*
After more than two years, corporate leaders say time is up on avoiding in-person work.
California fast-food workers could see their wages reach $22 an hour next year
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed a nation-leading measure giving more than a half-million fast food workers more power and protections, despite the objections of restaurant owners who warned it would drive up consumers’ costs.
This Labor Day, America’s Workforce Stronger Than Ever
On Labor Day, we honor the achievements of America’s workers, and in 2022, we have a historic victory to celebrate.
Do Laws Against Workplace Harassment Violate Free Speech?
There’s little difference between the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Florida’s Stop WOKE Act.
‘Every workplace should have a union:’ Chicago Labor Day Parade returns to far Southeast Side after COVID hiatus
Commemorating a day they are rarely able to get off themselves, a group of Starbucks workers stood on Ewing Avenue Saturday morning preparing to march in the Labor Day parade on the city’s far Southeast Side.
How to deal with workplace discrimination
Nearly a quarter of women feel they have been discriminated against at work
When to be vulnerable in the workplace—and what you can gain from it, says best-selling author Susan Cain
Work might feel like the last place you’d go to open up about your feelings.