Tags » Right To Work Laws

"The Outrageous Ascent Of CEO Pay": Corporate Law In The United States Gives Shareholders At Most An Advisory Role

The Securities and Exchange Commission approved a rule last week requiring that large publicly held corporations disclose the ratios of the pay of their top CEOs to the pay of their median workers. 764 more words

Wages

"Emerging From The Ferment": The Real Irony Of Scott Walker's Messy Personal Finances

The finances of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker got a rather stern once-over from National Journal on Monday.

“Walker has two credit-card debts of more than $10,000 apiece on separate cards and is paying an eye-popping 27.24 percent interest rate on one of them,” the… 914 more words

Conservatives

"Scott Walker And The Masters Of Deceit": Tailoring His Views To The Particular Audience He Is Addressing

As Scott Walker finally makes his presidential bid official today, National Journal‘s Tim Alberta wonders if the candidate can perpetually get away with tailoring his views to the particular audience he is addressing. 794 more words

Mitt Romney

Thom Hartmann on Economic & Labor News: 7/6/15 (Video)

On the 7/6/15 episode of Economic & Labor News, Thom Hartmann covers…

  • GOP is working to expand Right-to-Work (for less).
  • Some cities block paid sick-leave.
  • 22 more words
Economy

"An Edge Of Ruthlessness": Scott Walker; Uncle Scrooge’s Lackey In Wisconsin

Economically speaking, all 237 GOP presidential candidates are selling the same magic beans.

Everybody knows the script by now: Tax cuts for wealthy “job creators” bring widespread prosperity; top off Scrooge McDuck’s bullion pool, and the benefits flow outward to everybody else, the economy surges, budget deficits melt away, and the song of the turtle dove will be heard in the land. 780 more words

GOP Presidential Candidates

The time for unions has passed; time for something different

Unions grew out of a need to protect the common interest of workers but now it seems they have become what they were created to stop.   536 more words