News From: Good Jobs Now

by Press and Media | on Apr 03, 2019

Google Demands Contractors Pay $15/Hr

Politico's Morning Shift is reporting that thanks to the organizing efforts of their staff, contractors will now be required to pay a living wage and benefits, although they will not require...

by Brian Young | on Mar 29, 2019

How the Gig Economy Hurts the American Workforce

The gig economy is growing at an alarming rate. Companies like Uber, Lyft, Seamless and Postmates are changing the way that people work. In many states, laws have failed to keep up with these...

by Press and Media | on Mar 27, 2019

McDonald's Said they will Support Wage Increases

Thanks to the Fight for $15, the world's second largest employer, McDonald's has decided to stop fighting an increase to the federal minimum wage. Read more from CBS News below.

by Press and Media | on Mar 12, 2019

No Funding for Union Jobs in Trump's Budget

Trump has proposed a new budget but has failed to provide funding for one of the most important infrastructure projects, the Gateway Tunnel. Read more below from AMNY.

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 04, 2019

What Union is Qualified to Organize Amazon?

Oh, Amazon, what to do with you. First, you innovated e-commerce to become the world’s largest Internet retailer, and at the same time, you did your best to thwart organized labor at every...

by Press and Media | on Feb 22, 2019

Google Ends Forced Arbitration

One of the nation's largest tech companies is doing away with forced arbitration after a series of worker walkouts. Find out more from the AP.

by Ashley Blom | on Jan 02, 2019

20 States Increase their Minimum Wage

Over 17 million people will be ringing in the new year with a pay raise. Thanks to legislation, ballot measures and inflation rates will be increased in 2019. As of January 1st, at least nineteen...

by Brian Young | on Nov 19, 2018

No Job Growth for Trump Voters

Whenever Trump talks about the economy, he points to two things that indicate that the economy is going strong: record low unemployment and the rising stock market. While the low unemployment is good...

by Daniel Hinton | on Nov 13, 2018

Could Amazon's Move to NYC Turn the Company Union?

Like millions of people and businesses around the world, Amazon is planning a move to Queens, New York. Unlike everyone else, however, Amazon is the world’s largest Internet retailer owned by...

by Guest Post | on Oct 23, 2018

Equal Pay for Equal Work at the VA

For the last four years, the union representing workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System has been fighting for their female physicians to...

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