"Hard-working families can't afford to have the financial industry and government creating a cozy relationship that allows Wall Street to write its own rules."
Modernized global economy requires a rewrite of the National Labor Relations Act and U.S. agreement and obedience to international labor law standards.
Unionists at the confab included a large delegation from the CWA, a former top Unite Here activist, and AFL-CIO officials Liz Shuler and Tefere Gebre.
In a Q and A with journalists from Detroit and across the country, addressing "inequality" in the workplace and community was a common thread.
The level of income inequality stretches much higher in the United States than in the other developed countries. Now it's gone off the chart.
Activists nationwide are ensuring that the 99% Spring is in full bloom.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson received $27 million last year and the telecommunications giant saw its revenues soar to $126.7 billion.
It appears both the U.S. and South Africa are discussing simliar issues such as rising income inequality and the challenges of advancing a progressive agenda.
Sexual discrimination on the job, including sexual harassment, is much more rampant, and takes many more forms, than is generally realized, a new report from the Institute for Women's Policy Research says.
The Supreme Court is trying to determine whether Wal-Mart's female workers have the right to sue the company as a class.