Archive for the ‘Inequality’ Category

We are the 99.9997%!!

November 5th, 2015

If you’re someone who worries about ample revenues to meet the challenges we face now and in the future, or you think we have enough market-driven inequality without the tax system making it worse, then you cannot be especially sanguine about the tax plans of the R’s running for president. But Sen. Rubio’s plan, which… Read more

The NLRB just acted to give some of the most disadvantaged workers in America more bargaining power.

August 27th, 2015

This new National Labor Relations Board decision looks important and potentially very positive for low-wage workers facing a huge bargaining-power deficit with their employers. The Board’s decision held that workers hired by a contractor–Leadpoint in this case–were jointly employed by both the contractor and the contracting company, Browning-Ferris Industries (BFI). From the NLRB: …the Board… Read more