April 9, 2013, New York - The Jewish Labor Committee is committed to a fair, just and negotiated peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians. We strongly believe that a two-state solution is key to that outcome. Motion 241, the…
by Jeremy Brecher and Brendan Smith
This is a call for environmentalists and other critics of coal to come to the aid of America's miners.
Whenever government protection of workers health and safety or the environment rears its ugly head, America's coal companies are quick to portray themselves as the coal miners' best friends. They are ever ready to come to the aid…
The Postal Service's plan to end Saturday mail is an attack on the future of this great institution, on the customers who need it, and on the employees who support it! The American people depend on Saturday delivery to keep us connected and to facilitate our business. Eliminating a day of delivery will hit rural communities, small businesses, and senior citizens the hardest.
This isn't a change the American people want or that the Postal Service needs.
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Imagine living in an unfinished basement, sleeping on bunk beds with eight strangers. Imagine being forced to work 25-hour shifts at minimum wage and having to hand your paycheck over to your landlord. Imagine getting grease burns up and down your arms and not having access to a doctor. Now, imagine you’ve paid thousands of dollars to be treated this way.
For a group of cultural exchange students working at a McDonald’s in Harrisburg, PA, they say this is reality.