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  • August 14, 2021

Bar Rescue Host and Laura Ingraham discuss reducing unemployment assistance to make workers “hungry” like an “obedient dog” – Mother Jones

Photo by Marcus Ingram / Getty Images Fight against misinformation. Get a daily summary of the facts that matter. Sign up for free Mother jones Newsletter. Jon Taffer, the host of the reality show Rescue bar, has a plan to stop the current crisis of people who don’t want to work shitty low-wage jobs in…

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The logic of corporate accounting took over our language and we hardly noticed – Mother Jones

Huston wilson Fight against misinformation. Get a daily summary of the facts that matter. Sign up for free Mother jones Newsletter. Recently while As a volunteer as a union organizer for freelance journalists, I spoke with a skeptical member. “Really, what is my ROI?” I ask. I tried to explain to him that the union…

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Woman Who Doesn’t Really Hate Workers Will Head National Labor Relations Board

Today, Jennifer Abruzzo was sworn in as general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Yesterday, the Senate confirmed Abruzzo as the NLRB’s top attorney, 51-50, with Kamala casting the tie-breaking vote, so you know why she must be good! This was a straight-line vote, with the ever-milquetoast Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski following…

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From Carl’s Jr. to a gay club, Oregon workers suffered from the heat this week in the war against workers.

Workers suffered during recent heat waves across the country, especially hitting the Pacific Northwest. We have discussed the need for heat protection for agricultural workers, but they are not alone. HuffPost’s Dave Jamieson watches the heat complaints to Oregon OSHA, finding that restaurant workers were particularly affected. According to a complaint from Carl’s Jr., “The…

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‘We don’t feel respected,’ Frito-Lay workers say as they strike over wages and long hours

Instead of hourly raises, recent contracts have offered workers flat-rate bonuses, Labor Notes reports, with wages that barely go up for many workers. Box drop technician Monk Drapeaux-Stewart said Labor Notes his salary had gone up just 77 cents in 12 years. The milk has risen. The meat has risen. Everything has gone up ”,…

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