by Guest Post | on Mar 26, 2020

Gig Workers are Employees

Today, the New York State Court of Appeals decided that Luis Vega, a Postmates delivery person, as well as similarly situated workers, are employees for Unemployment Insurance purposes.  Mario...

by Brian Young | on Mar 23, 2020

Amazon: Give Paid Sick Leave to Warehouse Workers

As more and more states move towards limiting the number of people who can work outside of the home, they are also asking people to stop heading out for non-essential shopping. This means that more...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 23, 2020

Why Dems Rejected Bailout Plan

With the economy in a freefall, the coronavirus closing businesses and with no end in sight Congress is considering trillions of dollars in bailouts and economic stimulus. However, on Sunday, the...

by Brian Young | on Mar 03, 2020

Jack Welch: King of Outsourcing Dies

This week, former General Electric (GE) CEO Jack Welch passed away. Welch served as the chairman and CEO of the company from 1981 until 2001, working his way up from a chemical engineer in 1960....

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 24, 2020

Why do The Young Turks Hate Unions?

Even though they get 200 Million hits a month, The Young Turks are YouTube’s version of Morning Joe. With hits comes greed and the staff, which is probably overworked and underpaid, just want...

by Brian Young | on Feb 21, 2020

Wages Stagnate for Workers

While Trump is on the campaign trail talking about how strong the economy is and the new record that the Dow hit, average Americans are still struggling to get by. Even with near-record unemployment...

by Guest Post | on Feb 10, 2020

Poll: Overwhelming Support for Taxing the Rich

This post was written by NYSUT. A new poll released today by unions representing workers across New York shows that an overwhelming majority of New York voters (92 percent) support new taxes on...

by Press and Media | on Feb 06, 2020

138 Deportees Die in El Salvador

Trump has deported thousands and now a report is showing that the violence they fled from was a real threat. Read more below.

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 04, 2020

12 CEOs We Hope Get Coronavirus

With reports of new infections, we wondered why this virus couldn’t affect the just bad people in the world. So, to be of service to the greater good of all in our human society, we decided to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 27, 2020

Trump Wants to Privatize the Post Office

The US Postal Service seems to be under constant attack from politicians in Washington. That process may be sped up with the retirement current Postmaster General Megan Brennan on January 31st.