fix articles 26386, overtime
Workers Strike (tags)
Over the past week unions wrapped up short strikes at whiskey maker Jim Beam in Kentucky and Libbey Glass in Toledo, Ohio. The walkouts involved some 250 workers at distilleries in Clermont and Boston, Kentucky, and close to 1,000 workers at table glassmaker Libbey in Toledo.
Progress Means Reduced Working Hours (tags)
Shorter hours can lead to economic growth, higher productivity, greater output, more time sovereignty and better long-term health of workers. Closing one's eyes to these arguments and only thinking of short-term profit is hostile to the future and not only hostile to the economy.
NY-NJ bridge policeman earns $221,000 (tags)
Wow they sure pay piggies well!
El Salvador's Sweatshop Economy (tags)
Global Sweatshop Wage Slavery (tags)
Worker exploitation in America and globally
Sweatshop Conditions in US Cities (tags)
vicious labor exploitation
Laguna Beach Contractor Sued By State For Employee Rip-off (tags)
According to the AG “Interwall employed a sophisticated and heartless scheme, involving multiple businesses, to cheat its employees out of overtime and mandatory break periods
Workers Assassinated at the Thyssen Krupp Steel-works in Turin! (tags)
During the night of Thursday December 6 the latest in a tragic series of "industrial accidents" struck 7 proletarian families at the Thyssen Krupp steel-works of Turin (Italy): 7 workers were overcome and charred by flames in a section where metal castings are cooled by an oil bath. Antonio Schiavone, 36 years old, married and father of 3 children was incinerated immediately, while 3 other workers, after suffering critical burns, died a few days later.
FAITH BASED INCINERATOR INITIATIVE (tags)
It is my grave concern that American workers, especially Christian workers, and others who snub wisdom in spite of, or in lieu of faith, be paid on time, and on their regularly scheduled payday. Therefore I demand that Bush pay me what he owes me on time or God will surely torture him in hell for a minimum of 500 years. The current balance due would be about 100 million dollars.
Labor Rights Activists Picket in Garment District (tags)
LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2006 – The colorful Santee Alley in the downtown fashion district where small storeowners compete for business and shoppers hunt for bargains is always a lively scene on weekends. But, this weekend it got a little more lively as activists for workers rights picketed one of the small shops on Santee Alley.
RIP-OFF Massive pay cuts, longer hours loom for 6 million workers as Bush guts overtime (tags)
Women and working parents especially hard hit
Marchers Protesting Elimination of Police Overtime Pay Brutalized by Police (tags)
BTL:House Passes White House Plan To Deprive Millions of Workers Overtime Pay. (tags)
Interview with Jared Bernstein, senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Eliminating the right to overtime pay! (tags)
More Bushit Plans to Screw Us All!
Bush Admin Proposes an End to Overtime Pay (tags)
Bush Admin Proposes an End to Overtime Pay - Take Action PLEASE
BUSH TO DISMANTLE "ANTIQUATED" OVERTIME PAY (tags)
A Bush administration overhaul of decades-old labor regulations could force many Americans to work longer hours without overtime pay.
Wal-Mart – the nation’s worst workplace bully (tags)
With $7 billion in profits squeezed from the labor of one million workers at 3,250 stores across the country last year, Wal-Mart deserves its reputation as the nation’s worst “workplace bully.”
The Rally is going on right now.... I can hear helicopters circling Activists (tags)
Activists made a friendship circle at the South East Circle of Balboa Park, then Head to the Streets towards the San Diego Convention Center while Police Presence remains High, and While California Highway Patrol officers block streets and circle the area with a Loud disruptive Helicopter in the air. As the Activists march, so do the police officers behind them.