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Low-wage workers announce Black Friday Week of Action

As the holiday shopping season shifts into high gear, workers who stock Walmart’s shelves, serve McDonald’s hamburgers and clean big-box stores are planning a week of action in the Twin Cities to draw attention to the low wages and poor conditions plaguing their industries. 443 more words

Union Events

Noncompete Clauses Popping Up in Uncommon Industries

If you think non-competes are just for executives and scientists, you should add the guy who makes your sandwich at Jimmy John’s. The Huffington Post… 356 more words

Workers Rights

While protesters across the country continue calling for the increase in wages, they might be faced with a new dilemma. Some companies are looking to automatize their services, which will threaten the jobs of many workers. 108 more words

"we still need people to do the work that low-wage workers do"

This is an easy link to recommend, mainly because it reiterates something I blogged about nearly three years ago addressing a stale argument: low-wage workers should just move to where the jobs are/where the money is/where it’s cheaper to live/etc if they don’t like what they’re doing. 742 more words

Policy

Psychopathology In Government, Politics and Business

As as survivor of pathological parents, partners, children, grandparent and former bosses and Professors in college, I’ve been exposed to a lot of psychopathology that lives not only in our personal lives, but in our government, politics and business. 3,747 more words