Press Clips | October 31, 2017

The U.S. Isn’t Prepared for the Next Recession

Via: The Atlantic

The country’s unemployment insurance system is not prepared for the next recession.

Press Clips | October 31, 2017

Who Owns a Tip? Trump May Shift It to Restaurant Owners

Via: CBS News

If the Trump administration rescinds the Obama-era tipping rule, they will essentially be making tip stealing legal.

Press Clips | October 27, 2017

Too Fast for Safety? Poultry Industry Wants to Speed Up the Slaughter Line

Via: NPR

Higher line speeds increase emotional and physical stress for both workers and animals.

Press Clips | October 23, 2017

Despite Some Progress, Poultry Workers Still Face Workplace Woes

Via: Civil Eats

The poultry industry treats its workers as if they’re expendable.

Press Clips | October 23, 2017

White Lawmakers Are Using Alabama’s Racist State Constitution To Keep Black Wages Down

Via: In These Times

What moves these officials more? Corporate interests or the needs of their communities?

Press Clips | October 21, 2017

Ban The Box: What This New Law Means For Potential Employees With A Criminal Record

Via: NPR

Fair chance hiring is about an applicant being viewed as a person, not just as a checkbox on an application.

Press Clips | October 19, 2017

Actresses—and Millions of Other Workers—Have No Federal Sexual-Harassment Protections

Via: The Nation

Employers’ false claims that their employees are independent contractors have enormous consequences.

Press Clips | October 16, 2017

Another Obama Decision Reversed? Now It’s About Food Safety.

Via: NBC News

Revving up poultry line speeds would be highly dangerous for poultry workers.

Press Clips | October 13, 2017

A Historic Rule Has Held McDonald’s Liable for Labor Abuses. The GOP Is Close to Undoing It.

Via: In These Times

This bill is a transparent attempt to protect large companies that outsource their work in unethical ways.

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